Student Voices is a blog run by the Office of Admission, where current students write about various experiences including academics, sports, student groups, and other extracurricular activities. Hear what our students have to say.

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The Drama Continues...
Let’s take a trip 2,660 miles away from our lovely Californian Oasis to the streets of Baltimore. Nestled in northern Baltimore’s historic Roland Park neighborhood is Friends School of Baltimore, a small, Quaker, private school where I logged fourteen years of my life.
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Law and the Liberal Arts
Hey friends!
When I started at Oxy, I had thought of going to law school, but it was not a priority. Since then, Oxy has given me numerous opportunities to learn more about law as a potential career.
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64 Feet Under the Sea

I am suspended in a giant, blue paint can. Or at least it feels that way.

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The Brief Wondrous Second Semester of Junior Year

Packing up to leave my dorm room is always difficult. I mean this purely in the literal sense…how did I accumulate so much useless stuff?

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An Unexpected Home Away from Home

Sawadeeka! Chan shoo Rebeca, chan pood pasa thai nid noi! : Hi! My name is Rebeca Lopez and I can speak a little Thai. I am currently studying abroad in Thailand and I will not try to sum up my experience into one blog because I don't think that is possible. Instead I want to talk about one of the many amazing experiences I have had: my homestay.

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A SoCal Spring Break

Hi everybody! I’m writing to you all from Oceanside, CA where a bunch of friends and I have rented a beach house for our last Spring Break. One of the nice things about Oxy is that you’re so close to an array of amazing places.

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Favorite Off-Campus Study Spots!

Hey everyone!

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Back Into the Swing of Things

Hi everyone!

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Why Oxy: the Community

Hello internet! This is my first time taking a shot at this whole blogging thing, but I’ll do my best. My name is Denzel Tongue and I am a sophomore sociology major and public health minor.

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7 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Started at Oxy
Hey everyone,
As the fall semester ends, it is just starting to hit me that I only have one semester left at Oxy. The real world is rapidly approaching and I am desperately trying to make the most of my remaining Oxy experience.
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