Ahilya Chawla '15 Explains the Wellesley Advantage in Social Media Forum
Quora, a social knowledge sharing community, lets users pose questions or answer others' questions based on their first-hand experience.
Recently a question arose: Why would someone choose Wellesley over Harvard?
Among five solid answers offered thus far, senior Ahilya Chawla's stands out for thoroughness and passion. The political science major asserts that a woman should choos "
She urges those in a position to choose between those two schools to consider the women leaders, thinkers, and doers whom Wellesley has trained--artists, secretaries of state, mothers, CEOs, citizens, and more. Both schools admit you if you're smart, she notes, and have supremely competent faculty to help you learn more stuff. Values may make the difference, in the end.
Some might call it the Wellesley effect. A transformational experience that prepares women to transform the world.
In an extended analogy, Chawla writes:
And in case you're wondering, she adds at the end of her article:"
Check Wellesley's facebook page to see more comments and conversation.