In lieu of an abstract, below is the essay's first paragraph.
"It is a beautiful autumn day. Colored leaves are falling as a young woman crosses the residential quad on her campus. She's a first semester freshman and is on her way to the mailroom, praying to Heaven that there is a letter waiting for her. She hasn't received any mail at all yet."
"The Quintessential College Student,"
The Angle: Vol. 1991
, Article 33.
Available at: http://fisherpub.sjfc.edu/angle/vol1991/iss1/33