Date of this Version
Published in Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, Fall/Winter 2015, Volume 16, Number 2.
Three decades ago, I had the good fortune of attending a highly selective, private college. At Yale, I received an excellent education because most of the classes were taught by tenured faculty who were experts in their respective fields. The relatively small class sizes and the wide variety of other educational opportunities ensured that each student received personal attention, encouragement, and support.