Everyone in high school was shocked that I decided to go to Michigan sight unseen. After all, you don’t leave a college town like Boston to go just anywhere. So, I use to walk around wearing a t-shirt that said: “Michigan, The Harvard of The West.” I also use to have in my book bag a copy of the October 1987 US News & World Report magazine which had Michigan listed as the #8th best school in the country as ranked by college and university presidents. That about shut everybody up.
You’re the best — you know it, as does everyone
else (except for US News and World Report every
few years). You might not be hip, you might not
be pretty, but you’re smart as a whip and you
never need to do another impressive thing in
And now, let’s all remember that the Ivy League started off as just another college sports league. So don’t believe the hype!