FALLONE: Speaking the same language
We Yalies often have issues with communication. Though disappointingly few choose to study abroad, the struggle for mutual understanding also underlies many of our on-campus concerns.
FALLONE: A weekly ritual
Upon seeing my room for the first time, it’s not uncommon for people to ask in disbelief, “Woah, you write letters?”
FALLONE: Rejection, not failure
We don’t like to talk about our failures, the painful moments of disappointment when we’re told we didn’t make the cut. Successes, on the other hand, are all too public.
FALLONE: For the sake of knowledge
If our years at college are meant to be about accumulating as much knowledge as possible, then it is almost wasteful to simply choose four or five courses to attend.