Beyond Drama Club and Taylor Swift: How to Leave an Impression in a W&M Interview

Beyond Drama Club and Taylor Swift: How to Leave an Impression in a W&M Interview

If you’re a rising high school senior, you’re one of the many reasons I’ve loved working in the Admission Office this summer…I thank you. Interviewing is an awesome job because I get talk with all of you potential members of the Class of 2016 each day and learn about your pursuits, your fascinations, your hometowns,



Miracle on Richmond Road

All kinds of fascinating things happen in the summertime—BBQ cookouts, prospective students flooding campus, the discovery of a new beachy area of town or a new Sno-to-Go flavor, and more. I was particularly enlightened during this year’s steamy, swampy season by a certain occurrence about two weeks ago. Given my obsession with Diet Coke, I



Summer 2011 Playlist

One of the countless reasons I love music is that it can transport me from one place to another. Somehow, once I’ve associated a song with a particular era of my life, I can always revisit that period—remember a certain person, reassemble exactly how I felt, recollect a distinct zeitgeist— simply by listening to the



A Birthday in America’s Birthplace

I’ve been known to tell people I love William & Mary because of its tightly-knit student body—the motivated, intriguing, engaged people I am surrounded by here—and because of the quirkiness of the ‘Burg itself. I think there’s no better illustration of this than an incredible surprise birthday party my friends threw me this year. My