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I had dropped out of school in 1957. I returned in 1960 after two years in the Army. I was coping with a 1.80 GPA while enrolled in George Beishlag's Geography of Latin America course. I was one of three who received a 98 on my term paper. What was written at the bottom of the page was more significant than the grade: "Anyone that can do a job like this can do graduate work. Have you con ...

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98 » A light at the end of the tunnel

I had dropped out of school in 1957. I returned in 1960 after two years in the Army. I was coping with a 1.80 GPA while enrolled in George Beishlag's Geography of Latin America course. I was one of three who received a 98 on my term paper. What was written at the bottom of the page was more significant than the grade: "Anyone that can do a job like this can do graduate work. Have you considered this?" - A light at the end of the tunnel.

Sherman Silverman | Graduated 1963

Alumnus/Alumna, Posted 11-28-12

Trying to think of your special number? Here are a few ideas...

  • Your dorm room number
  • Your favorite player's jersey number
  • The number of credits you earned
  • The number of games your team won
  • The room number of your favorite class
  • Your G.P.A.
  • The number of guys in your fraternity
  • The number of times you took CHEM 110
  • Your favorite radio station's call number
  • Your college boyfriend's phone number