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Finding Your Fit: A How-To Guide For Your College Search

If you’re reading this, then congratulations! You’re taking a big step into the college application process by starting your list of colleges to consider. Whether you’re a junior getting an early start (good job!) or a first semester senior frantically …

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Oxford Students Spend a Transformative Summer in Spain

“How was the travel course to Spain?” A simple question, yet impossible to answer in the confines of casual conversation. Over the past two years, I have had the opportunity to travel to Spain with students enrolled in Professor Shannon’s …

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Summer Research with the Oxford SURE Program

What did I research this summer? This summer I participated in the SURE (Summer Undergraduate Research Experience) Program with Dr. Michael Martin. We researched the population genetic structure of the lichen grasshopper (Trimerotropis saxatilis). This species is endemic to rock …

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Four Things I Learned from Oxford SURE Program

Oxford College’s small, academically intensive environment encouraged me to explore my academic interests and passions. One of the most rewarding experiences for me at Oxford was interacting with professors outside of the classroom. During my first semester of Organic Chemistry …

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Oxford to Emory Transition: Part 1 of 3

This is the first of a three-part series. Read part 2 here, and part 3 here. You hear all about the high school to college transition in the months leading up to graduation, but how do you learn about the …