I went to college at the University of Kansas where I got a degree in political science.
I was really desperate. I don’t know if you can remember back that far but when I went to graduate school they didn’t want females in graduate school. They were very open about it. They didn’t mince their words. But then I got in and I got my degree.
I teach one semester a year and this year I’m just teaching one course during that semester a writing workshop for older students in their late 20s and early 30s people in our graduate program who are already working on a manuscript and trying to bring it to completion.
I have the loving support of my girlfriend who still attends Wake Forest and is nearing graduation. She helps me cope with the everyday rigors of being an NBA player.
I graduated a the top of my class in the ’84 Olympic Games I won a gold medal.
College atheletes used to get a degree in bringing your pencil.
ACT and SAT each have their own parts of the country. The GRE has its lock on graduate admissions. And so one could blame the companies but really economically they have no incentive to change things very much because they’re getting the business.
A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that ‘individuality’ is the key to success.
Our record number of teenagers must become our record number of high school and college graduates and our record number of teachers scientists doctors lawyers and skilled professionals.
While I do commend the Administration on its commitment and focus on high school reform I believe that we must focus on graduation as the key accountability measure.
In my second year in graduate school I took a computer course and that was like lightening striking.
So in my uncertainty I went to graduate school and there it all happened.