I approached the idea of college with the expectation of taking part in an intellectual feast. . . . In college, in some way that I devoutly believed in but could not explain, I expected to become a person.
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Source Notes: Blackberry Winter: My Earlier Years (1972). Mead's expectations of college life were disappointed when she discovered at DePauw University an emphasis on snobbery and affectation instead of intellectual feasting. She found a better banquet later at Barnard College.
Margaret Mead (December 16, 1901 November 15, 1978) was an American cultural anthropologist.
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