Wait-listed at Harvard, Grace Oberhofer of Tacoma sings her plea to the admissions staff.
Harvard you mean the world to me
On John Harvard’s statue I’d never pee
Harvard I utter my primal scream
Let me in to your community
I wonder whether admissions folks see this sort of thing as a smart move — or just a stunt. It has 5,500 views at this stage after some national publicity, so you tell me.
About the blogger
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.