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    He's seen the schools that he's kinda narrowed it down to, (and) I think he's had enough of the exposure. And I think he's kinda ready to get the recruiting process over with. I think he saw how it went down with Adam, and he's just ready to get it done.



    Another student, Ken, the son of Korean immigrants, enrages his ambitious father when he decides to go to Stanford, instead of Harvard or M.I.T. as his father had hoped. He appeared at my classroom door a few days before Christmas and told me I had helped him get through the last year of high school, ... At one time he had a dream of going into a dark alleyway with his father and only one of them would come out. He'd be the one, of course, but out there in Stanford, he began to think about his father and what it was like coming from Korea, working day and night selling fruit and vegetables when he knew barely enough English to get through the day, hanging on, desperate for his children to get the education he never had in Korea, that you couldn't even dream of in Korea.





    Every single pleasure I can imagine or have experienced is more delightful, more of a pleasure, if you take it in small sips, if you take your time. Reading is not an exception.





    It is the ultimate compliment for a student-athlete to give money at such a young age back to his university. All of our contributions are valuable and this one's especially valuable because of who it's from and what it means to him endorsing his experience at the University of Utah.


    But I got drafted out of high school, and my mother wasn't having it. She was like, you're not about to think that you can just play ball, because if you get hurt, you're going to be out of luck.

    I have been a senior before but not in college. It is a bigger challenge being a senior, so I have to show some leadership around here and the coaches expect that. I am always up for a challenge.


    I'm joining the university at a time of tremendous growth and see it as an opportunity to build a successful basketball team with a winning tradition of which our students, alumni and community can be proud.


    I went into last year without any anticipation of how I was going to do. I wanted to see how the whole thing would play out. It's definitely big leap to go from middle school to high school. I had to go against a lot of upperclassmen last year. In one of my first matches I had go against the senior captain of his team. I believe I beat him, but it was a little intimidating.



    Only the kids who get a postsecondary education are even keeping even in terms of income in their lives, and so forth. The rest are falling behind, year by year. Only about a twelfth of the Latino kids and maybe a sixth of the black kids are getting college degrees. The rest of them aren't getting ready for anything that's going to have much of a future in the American economy.

    I knew that rival coaches would fall in love with him and they did. We chose to go after Jacob Thompson and we didn't recruit Will Inman. Fortunately, it worked out for us. We got the kid who ended up coming to school.

    Look at tonight. For the sixth straight year, in the opening round, we've sold more than 7,000 tickets. That's not the University of Dayton. That's the Dayton community.

    Kids get to that sort of Y in the road where if they are ready to go to college, they have to make some decisions. It's whether their skating offers them a future or whether they should go to college.

    There's a lot of people that are getting down to making some decisions and have some choices to make. This last week is one more chance to see them and spend a little time with them and kind of make a little push at the end to sell your university.



    A lot of what we do are things that only priests used to do. It involves doing many things alongside the pastor and the rest of the team in care of the parish things like some teaching, some sacramental preparation, visiting the sick, training people for roles in the ministry.



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