When you were 17, what did you want to be?
I don't think I thought so much of a career; I thought more of what classes I liked in high school, and from a very early age I had great English and history teachers. I wasn't very practical about my college education and what I wanted to be. I didn't quite envision a college education as a transition into a job. My parents wanted me to be a lawyer, which I considered, but I guess I just always privileged doing what I wanted to do and studying what I wanted to study more than how that would slide into to a job.