No matter our original backgrounds, no matter our incomes or skin colors or struggles or religions, the common threads running through our lives had less to do with Harvard and more with the pressing issues of being human. No one’s life turned out exactly as anticipated, not even for the most ardent planner. Every classmate who became a teacher or doctor seemed happy with the choice of career. Many lawyers seemed either unhappy or itching for a change, with the exception of those who became law professors. Our strongest desire, over more money, was to get more sleep