Housing Lottery Changes

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In an email sent out to the student body today, the Office of Housing and Residential Life highlighted changes to this year’s housing lottery. Here’s what’s going to be different:

No separate NCA lottery. Citing reasons of too much paperwork for both staff and students, this process will be integrated into the regular housing lottery.

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Treat Yo’ Self: Post-Housing Lottery

Effie Trinket, ResLife’s newest star employee.

Well, after experiencing my first official Kenyon Housing Lottery I can tell you one thing — it sucked. It was a long, boring, anxiety-inducing stretch of afternoon spent sitting around on uncomfortable bleachers watching my friends stress-eat large amounts of candy. I got the housing I wanted, thankfully, but I’m still a little shaken up by the entire process in general. If you didn’t get what you wanted, or have ever felt personally victimized by the Housing Lottery, then here are a few tips for treatin’ yo self.

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