Jodi Ann Wang ’20, preparing to begin graduate school at the University of Cambridge after graduating from Kenyon, shares an open letter to the professors — at once teachers, advisors and friends — who helped make it all possible.
“Comps,” as we call them at Kenyon, are a rite of passage, a trial by fire through which every senior must pass before they graduate. And the students who perform best aren’t the ones who memorize, but the ones who learn.
Built for non-physics majors but taken by all who wish to launch rockets on the rugby field for credit, the point of the class was to excite us all about physics.
Although a lot of people talk about a sophomore slump, I was more excited and confident about beginning classes again. Yes, classes can be stressful, but at Kenyon the effort always seems to pay off.
We went on tour to make connections and get our music outside of the indie-loving Kenyon music scene, and in that regard our venture was a huge success. Even more exciting is watching our number of Spotify listeners go up with every show we play.