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I’m really glad that Middlebury has had an opportunity to admit such a ‘diverse’ group of elite students. If you sense any irony in the previous statement it is entirely intentional. Hooray that there are new students who can manage to found a charity that catches the attention of the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, or people who own prize-winning livestock. However, let’s not forget about the children of single mothers who went to a troubled underfunded public school and had to fight for every single opportunity. Or perhaps, let’s talk about some of the people from
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other countries that might be flying something like, oh I don’t know, oppression. I want to hear about the students for whom the opportunity to go to an elite school is a massive life-changing event. I know you have them. I was one of them.
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by Scott Smithson (not verified)