If [...] your parents can afford to send you to Prep School, and then an Ivy League college, that is hardly the common "rags" that 99.9% of Americans are dealt by default.
"!? I saw no mention of any "prep school
" in the article (as limited by what was imbedded in your original posting
You've repeatedly professed to be a "computer programmer", so you couldn't possibly
be referring to Stanford
, could you!? Please say it ain't so, Matthew!
The Leland Stanford Junior
] University is a private institution that's 1 in just a handful of premier universities for high technology
in the world!
Especially for its engineering and applied-sciences orientation, which favors doing things
, which is far more conducive to entrepreneurship than the excess of theorizing that dominates scholarship at some other prestigious universities, notably up the freeways at U.C. Berkeley. And the Business School at Stanford is reputedly no slouch, either.
: The odd name that appears on the university's seal is the result of its founder: (silver? magnate) Leland Stanford, naming it in memory of his son: Leland Stanford Junior
, who died during childhood. Despite what might be inferred from its formal name, LSJU actually offers degree programs from undergraduate thro' doctorate, and has significantly greater enrollment for its graduate than undergraduate programs.