… and for Yale: Why Bright College Years Never Fade Away by J. Kirk Casselman

By J. Kirk Casselman

In 1964, while writer J. Kirk Casselman utilized to Yale collage, greater than 5 thousand different secondary tuition scholars additionally utilized for admission to at least one of the 1,300 locations within the Yale category of 1968. of these candidates, 1,569 have been provided admission, for an reputation ratio of roughly 30 percentage. at the present time, thirty thousand scholars practice for admission for a similar variety of locations, for an popularity ratio of simply 7 percent.

The drastic swap within the collage software strategy leads to today’s scholars usually using to high schools dependent exclusively on identify and popularity, with out wisdom of a school’s profile and personality. in relation to Yale, at the least, Casselman hopes to right that loss of knowledge.

In … and for Yale, Casselman offers a subjective—and maybe even impressionistic—view of his organization with Yale, its associations and traditions, and the results they've got had on his existence. during this memoir, he remembers his undergraduate years at Yale and his greater than 40 years of involvement with the collage as an alumnus recruiting, interviewing, and counseling potential and present students.

This memoir displays Casselman’s ardour and lifetime involvement with Yale and is helping candidates and destiny scholars to appreciate the character of the admission method, the varsity event, the establishment, and the impression it has on its graduates.

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