Skip Navigation

All Blogs

  • Admissions Office Blog

    Season's Greetings

    December 23, 2010

    Carleton College: the most beautiful holiday card you've ever seen.

  • Admissions Office Blog

    Maize and Blue and Green

    December 21, 2010

    Learn more about sustainability initiatives at Carleton.

  • Student Video & Photo Blog

    Rochelle at Nanzan

    December 20, 2010

    This fall, there were several Carleton students scattered across Japan; one of them is my friend Rochelle, at Nanzan University. I took the train to Nagoya to find out from her what life is like living with a host family in a big city!

  • Admissions Office Blog

    Finding a Job

    December 17, 2010

    Carleton grad Elliott Hoel '05 found success by "tapping into his network."

  • Student Video & Photo Blog

    Dodgeball

    December 13, 2010

    Speed, agility, upper body strength: all these skills are crucial for a competitive dodgeball player. A team at Carleton doesn't necessarily have to be successful to get a lot out of IM Dodgeball; working out stress or frustration at a dodgeball game on Sunday night can be one of the best study breaks on campus. However, this sport is more than just a study break for the Velocity Raptors....

  • Admissions Office Blog

    Favorite Subjects?

    December 10, 2010

    What subjects interest you most and why?

  • Student Video & Photo Blog

    Projections

    December 9, 2010

    For one evening, Carleton's Site-Specific Media class presented an outside projection show. The glow from the projectors lit up the area, inviting those passing by to stop and stare. This event presented to viewers a new way of taking art and video out of the gallery and theater and into a new space.

  • Student Video & Photo Blog

    Itadakimasu!

    December 7, 2010

    Japan is full of exciting new foods and interesting versions of "Western" meals that seem familiar—from Osaka's speciality of okonomiyaki to ice-cream parfaits made with tofu. Take a brief tour of just a few of the new culinary experiences I've been having while abroad!

  • Admissions Office Blog

    Committee

    December 6, 2010

    Wonder what happens at the Carleton admissions committee table?

  • Student Video & Photo Blog

    Perspectives from Abroad

    December 6, 2010

    The possibilities for study abroad at Carleton are nearly endless. There are twenty Carleton programs around the world, but if we don't have a program that's studying what you're interested in at the location you want to go to, there are also plenty of non-Carleton options. On average, 70% of each graduating class will study abroad, which means that there is an incredibly broad range of experiences.

  • Admissions Office Blog

    Welcome, Stevie P!

    November 30, 2010

    We're thrilled to welcome Steve Poskanzer as the 11th president of Carleton.

  • Student Video & Photo Blog

    So You Think You Can Climb Mt Fuji?

    November 30, 2010

    One of the reasons I came to Carleton was to get to take classes from so many fantastic professors, but some learning experiences can only be had off-campus. Studying abroad in Osaka, Japan, I get a weekend lesson from a mountain I now call "Fuji Sensei."