Incoming first-year students flock to the womens college for a supportive environment where the potentially first female president once lived and learned
Hillary Clinton may have graduated from the all-womens Wellesley College in 1969, but her presence was still felt on campus even as the class of 2020 settled in for their first day of class on the cozy, tree-lined campus outside of Boston.
In the summer of 2015, I had the opportunity to speak with Hillary Clinton at a fundraising event, and I was just telling her I wasnt sure of my college decision. I was like, Oh, Im thinking about Wellesley, explainedLauren Dines, a first-year student from northern New Jersey. She said, You know, the one thing about college is that its really important for your development, but the main thing is that you have to be able to call that place your home, and I was able to call Wellesley my home.