Sarah Lawrence Magazine Fall 2014 - The Meaningful Life
Succeeding at What You Love
The point of going to college—and especially of going to Sarah Lawrence—is to begin crafting a meaningful life. That means making a career, usually, but also distilling your values, understanding your strengths and weaknesses, and confronting change and loss. Easy, right? In this issue, we’ll get some practical advice about how to create a life rich in meaning—no matter how you define success.
Ilja Wachs (literature), beloved teacher of great books, tells his own story—of fleeing the Nazis, struggling to come to terms with injustice, and finding his true home at Sarah Lawrence.
What's the Use of a Liberal Education?
Hopefully you already know the answer to this question, but if not, international affairs expert Fareed Zakaria argues the case.
A new way to prove that an SLC education prepares students for great careers.
How to Make it as a...
What does it take to be a neuroscientist, landscape architect, or triathlete? Seven members of the SLC community talk about why they love their jobs, and the lessons they’ve learned on their way to success.