Fordham Essay

Essay by PRLoverHigh School, 12th gradeA+, February 1997

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#3 Discuss your goals for the next four years and comment on your post-college plans.

"Next stop, 66th Street and Lincoln Center, " bellowed the cracked voice of the

conductor over the loudspeaker. Those words rang in my ear like the notes of a

familiar melody. Stepping off the number three train, I was immediately immersed in

the scents, sounds and faces of my past. All the wonderful memories of those four

years came rushing back into my mind as if they had just occurred. I was finally

returning to my birthplace, my home, my origin; my Fordham University.

When I arrived at the campus the first person I saw was my former acting

instructor, the great Larry Sacharow. Just seeing him set me awestruck with

happiness; it was in his class that my career really took off. "Professor Sacharow," I

shouted, over the hustle and bustle of the crowded city sidewalk.

We finally caught up

to each other and exchanged blissful remarks. We spoke of all the wonderful things

which have been happening since I successfully completed his class in my sophomore

year and how I was offered a spot in Les Miserables and how the references and

contacts he gave me opened countless windows of opportunity. One of his references

led me back to my high school where I am now teaching a college theatre preparatory

course for the 12th grade. He was ecstatic! I couldn't express to him enough how much

I enjoyed his class and all the lectures and theatre games we played. It is those little

things that I remember most.

After our joyful trip down memory lane, Professor Sacharow (who preferred me

to call him Larry which I just couldn't do out of plain respect) led me into the lobby of the...