I had a delightfully cranky calculus teacher in high school. He had been teaching mathematics for a long time and he loved his job, partly because he enjoyed watching his students squirm in their seats.
From campaigns for gender equality to expressions of discontent over past athletic policies, student activism is very much at the core of our university’s history. By uniting to advance positive change, University of Michigan students drive discovery and shape innovation.
“Since my first visit in elementary school, I have been fairly certain that the University of Michigan is my favorite place on earth.” That is how I began one of my Common App essays some two years ago. At that point in time, the University of Michigan was flawless.