In addition to an intellectually rigorous experience, Oxy’s residential community seeks a vibrant and interesting student body. What’s your idiosyncrasy? From saying “Rabbit-Rabbit-Rabbit” on the first day of the month, to drinking hot water (with exactly three ice cubes), I personify idiosyncrasy. However, I have one secret quirk that begun several years ago with Fluffy. … Read more idiosyncrasy

The Listening Party

Personal essay that will help us to know you better. Families, intellectual and extracurricular interests, school and community events, people who have influenced, significant experiences, personal aspirations, or anything that pops into your head. My brother lives in a “gated community,” one of those manufactured neighborhoods. It was like we were driving through the streets … Read more The Listening Party

Healing Hearts with My Furry Friend

Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. The strong smell of cigarettes filled my senses as I entered into a solemn hallway. I stared into the lights which flickered off … Read more Healing Hearts with My Furry Friend