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Setting My Own Pace

I’ve just returned from two weeks of wide sky, expansive ocean, and open time. My college friend, Saralyn, and I, walked the Camino de

A Fond Farewell — Dean Livingston’s Final Post

I Admit It! This is a blog I thought I may never write. (Faithful followers of this blog will likely notice the singular pronoun

Paddle Trip Report 3 – The Long Dash for Home

The last post ended with my canoe trapped and broken on a granite outcrop at the base of the Fall Zone in Richmond, Virginia.

The Common Application is Live

We Admit It! It’s hard to believe that another application cycle, is upon us, at least technically speaking. Over the weekend, the 2015-2016 Common

Paddle Trip Report 2 – Across the Piedmont and Fall Zone

At the end of my last post we’d completed the first two days of an 8-day canoe trip from the Blue Ridge Foothills in

A Lesser Known Admission Committee Talent — Kickball

We Admit It! We think W&M is a pretty special place (not that we’re biased or anything). There are so many ways in which

Paddle Trip Report 1 – Through the Foothills

We successfully completed our 8-day paddle trip from the foothills of the Blue Ridge to Williamsburg. It was all the adventure I’d hoped for.

Who needs analysis?

I talked recently with a parent, who, quite understandably, did not comprehend the murky world of determining how the federal government (and the aid

The Franklin Project and William & Mary — Civic Leadership for the 21st Century

Recently I walked the Laurel Falls Trail in majestic Great Smoky Mountains. In awe of the landscape and enamored with the Aspen Institute’s Franklin Project,