Discovering the Haas State of Mind

From a collaborative academic scene to picnics on the beach with a view of the Golden Gate Bridge, life doesn't get any better than this

It's incredible to think that less than a year ago I was still hammering out my applications, trying to conjure up essays that stood out from the crowd. I always found the "What do you want to do in the long term?" essay the most perplexing. Seriously, do you know what you want to do 10 years from now? Does anyone? I was always tempted to answer: "Not a clue, you?" but somehow I feel I wouldn't be writing to you today if I had done that. Besides, that would only be a four-word answer, and most of those essays require a thousand.

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