Blog: Olin Admission
The Ins and Outs of the College Supplemental Essay!
December 4, 2023 - 9:39AM EST ">Victoria Moore
As December rolls around and the days get shorter, you might be spending these chilly evenings (at least it’s cold here in New England...) putting the final touches on your college applications. Maybe (we hope!) you’re even prepping your application to Olin. If that’s the case, you’ve already seen that we have one required supplemental essay in addition to the Common App Personal Statement. We also have an optional supplemental essay, but that is simply an opportunity for you to share any further information about yourself that might be missing from your application.Read More
The Parent POV from "Inside the House": Tips on the College Search
November 14, 2023 - 12:53PM EST ">Susan Brisson & Dani Beauchesne
Calling all parents! Our Office of Admission and Financial Aid has some wonderful staff members who have gone through the college search and application with their children. As folks who have been on both “sides of the aisle” as parent and admission professional they have some advice to share....Read More
How to Figure out which Colleges "Fit" You!
November 10, 2023 - 12:55PM EST ">Jenna Green
Finding the “perfect college” is a daunting task, with thousands of colleges in the United States alone, it can be difficult to find the college that is just right for you! So, let’s talk about what are some of the best ways to find your college “fit”.Read More
Blog: The Olinsider
Heads or Tails: The Choice to Come to Olin!
November 14, 2023 - 11:52AM EST ">Esther Aduamah
Hey, my name is Esther and I’m a first year here at Olin! It might surprise you to know that choosing Olin involved flipping a coin between my top choices, but and let me tell you, I couldn't be happier with my decision. My experiences here have been nothing short of the silly, amazing, random, serendipitous journey that I hoped to have when I went to college.Read More
What's up with Olin Clubs? Part Two
November 7, 2023 - 4:58PM EST ">Camilo, Melissa, Dexter, Dokyun
Welcome to Part Two of our blog series “What’s up with Olin Clubs” where we introduce you to just a few of the MANY Olin clubs offered on our campus. Our students love being busy (in a fun way) and they want to share with you what’s up!
Olin's Majors: The Student POV
November 3, 2023 - 11:41AM EDT ">Pauline Peterson
Hello! My name is Pauline and I’m a current sophomore majoring in Mechanical Engineering and concentrating on entrepreneurship and one of the main reasons I decided to come to Olin was the classes. To show the range of Olin majors to be explored I went around and interviewed Oliner upperclassmen within the different majors. Read below about their varied academic journeys and the majors they’ve pursued.Read More
Blog: Career + Graduate Stories
Are Rotational Programs the Right Fit for You?
April 4, 2023 - 3:32PM EDT ">Rishita Sarin
A rotational program invites new grads as paid, full-time employees for one to two years (depending on the program) to join a company and rotate through departments and projects across different disciplines. These programs are sometimes referred to as Leadership Development programs, because the scaffolded, structured experience often builds leadership skills in addition to industry skills.Read More