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Class of 2006 Profile (Brochure):

EDUCATION Forty-seven hold graduate degrees, including master’s degrees in business administration, computer science, industrial engineering, environment and development, economics, American Studies, English, technology policy, accounting, international relations, public policy, optics, classics, mathematics, East Asian studies, taxation, physics, urban planning, philosophy, mechanical engineering, German, history, chemistry, forensic science, library and information services, communications, and public health; Ph.Ds in biology, ethical theory, mechanical engineering, international business, immunology, environmental planning, classics, and economics; and an M.Phil. and D.Phil. (Oxon).

UNDERGRADUATE REPRESENTATION
University of Virginia
59

Represented by two students in the class: Baylor University, Boston University, California Institute of Technology, Carleton College, Davidson College, James Madison University, Johns Hopkins University, Kenyon College, Miami of Ohio, Middlebury College, New York University, Ohio State University, SUNY - Binghamton, Tulane University, United States Military Academy, United States Naval Academy, University of Arizona, University of Florida, University of Maryland - College Park, University of Missouri - Columbia, University of Notre Dame, University of Richmond, University of Texas - Austin, University of Texas - El Paso, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Wesleyan University, Wheaton College.

Represented by one student in the class: American University, Bridgewater College, Bucknell University, Case Western Reserve University, Colby College, Claremont McKenna College, Clemson University, Colorado College, Florida State University, Franklin and Marshall College, Hampden-Sydney College, Haverford College, Hollins College, Hunter College - CUNY, Indiana University - Bloomington, Occidental College, Oklahoma Christian University, Oregon State University, Pomona College, Queens College - CUNY, Millsaps College, Rhodes College, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Rutgers College, Saint Anselm College, Saint Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Johns College, Smith College, Southern Methodist University, SUNY - Buffalo, Swarthmore College, Syracuse University, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, Trinity College, University of Nebraska - Kearney, University of Nebraska - Omaha, Xavier University, Union College, United States Air Force Academy, University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University of California - Davis, University of California - Santa Barbara, University of Central Florida, University of Chicago, University of Colorado, University of Georgia, University of Kentucky, University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth, University of Minnesota, University of Rochester, University of South Florida, University of Tennesee, University of Tulsa, University of Wisconsin, Virginia Military Institute, Wellesley College.

TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOLS REPRESENTED: 113

Harvard University
19
College of William & Mary
19
Yale University
17
Dartmouth College
14
Duke University
13
Emory University
12
Stanford University
10
University of North Carolina
10
Williams College
10
Princeton University
9
Brigham Young University
9
University of California - Berkeley
6
Georgetown University
6
Amherst College
5
Rice University
5
Northwestern
5
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
4
Cornell University
4
University of Pennsylvania
4
Georgia Institute of Technology
4
Brown University
3
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
3
Vanderbilt University
3
Wake Forest University
3

WORLD TRAVELERS Members of the first-year class have lived, worked, or studied all over the world, including all of western Europe, Great Britain, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Iran, Nigeria, Japan, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, South Africa, China, Russia, Costa Rica, Peru, Vietnam, Argentina, Egypt, Zaire, Ecuador, Syria, Brazil, Nepal, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Ukraine, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Korea, Bulgaria, Romania, Poland, Mauritania, and the Czech Republic. They have held Rhodes, Fulbright, and Marshall fellowships for study abroad; run with the bulls in Pamplona, taught in Japan, eastern Europe, Spain, Costa Rica, China, the Dominican Republic, and Samoa; worked construction in Belize, fielded consumer complaints in Dublin, sailed in Australia, built Habitat houses in South Africa, and canoed the Amazon.

WELL-ROUNDED Members of this class have worked with CASA, the Big Brother/Big Sister program, Habitat for Humanity, Amnesty International, free clinics, volunteer fire and rescue, Americorps; as therapeutic riding instructors and training therapy dogs; made recordings for the blind; tutored refugees, assisted migrant farmworkers, and taught in ESL programs; worked with hospice, pediatric AIDS patients, in children’s rehabilitation, and for animal rescue organizations; staffed domestic violence hotlines, food kitchens, and homeless shelters; coached and refereed youth sports leagues; worked as mediators and for campus legal services. They are actors, musicians, and athletes; men and women have played football, baseball, lacrosse, basketball, rugby, volleyball, run track and cross-country, rowed and coxed crew, and have been on sailing, rifle, equestrian, golf, wrestling, croquet, water polo, Alpine skiing, fencing, and cycling teams. There are several triathletes, some tennis pros, any number of martial arts enthusiasts, a tournament chess player, a competitive dancer, and a former member of the U.S. National Figure Skating team. We have editors-in-chief of campus papers at the University of Virginia, Cornell, and Trinity, and numerous editors of literary and political journals.

IN THE WORKPLACE No fewer than 60 have worked as paralegals or legal assistants at law firms, the Manhattan DA’s office, the DOJ, the National Women’s Law Center, Morgan Stanley, the D.C. Public Defender Service, and the Massachusetts and New York Attorney-General’s Offices. Many have worked in the financial services industry or as analysts with consulting firms, as CPAs, or as securities traders. A number have served in the Army, Air Force, Navy, or Marine Corps, and some are recently home from service in Iraq. We have the deputy press secretary for Senator Evan Bayh; Capitol Hill staffers for Senators Hilary Clinton, Dianne Feinstein, Gordon Smith, and George Allen, Congressman Dick Gephardt, and Congressman Mike Hudson. A number have been teachers at the elementary, middle, or high school level. Other experiences include work as a field archaeologist; researcher for the Federal Reserve Board; assistant grocery store manager; newspaper reporter; autopsy technician in a morgue; industrial engineer; charter sailboat captain; assistant development manager for the Kennedy Center; researcher for Sports Illustrated; online casino operator; college public relations director; police officer; market analyst in a Shanghai consulting firm; marketing manager for the Lincoln Center; programmer at Sandia National Labs; river rafting guide; economic development coordinator; editor of the Let’s Go guides; financial reporter for Dow Jones; tax policy analyst; consultant on university tuition pricing; vice-president of a software development company; Washington Post editor; staffer in the EPA Office of International Affairs; international elections monitor; chemical engineer; programmer for Lockheed Martin; environmental educator; homeland security professional; English translator in Taiwan; tax accountant; economist with the Federal Reserve Board; head coach of a college tennis team; Upward Bound academic counselor; national affairs coordinator for the American Jewish Congress; mechanical engineer; accounts manager for the Hecht Company; lab technician at the American Museum of Natural History; public affairs specialist for the Office of Management and Budget; CEO of a technology consulting firm; associate dean of the faculty at Williams College; a small-scale grass seed farmer; patent examiner; graphic designer; business manager for a vineyard; bank vice-president; technical services librarian in a law school library; assistant college basketball coach; public health educator, and choreographer.

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