She used the money she saved from babysitting and from answering phones at Curley’s Pizza Parlor to pay the only two college admission fees she was interested in. She was applying to University of Southern California and the University of Chicago.
She never even gave any other schools a second thought.
She wanted to dedicate her life to the study of biology – in particular the relationship between people and the world they were leaving to their children.
She knew she would have to narrow your focus, but she had the year to do it. She would figure out the details once she knew which of the schools had chosen her.