There’s this scene in Gilmore Girls when Rory realizes she needs more than good grades to get into Harvard and completely freaks out.
RORY: Good grades aren’t enough. I need to do things! I need to volunteer! I need to work for charity, I need to help the blind, the orphans, I don’t know. I just need to do something.
DEAN: Fine, but what does this have to do with tonight?
RORY: I need to start now.
DEAN: Now? You have to help the blind and the orphans now?
RORY: Didn’t I tell you that I was ten years behind?… Continue reading