Eva Z. Lam, a graduate of Milwaukee’s Rufus King High School, notes that Harvard University is a distinguished place. There are a lot of serious-minded, busy students with weighty thoughts.
Here’s how Lam handles it: She procrastinates, since she works best under a deadline, she said. And she knows how to laugh at herself.
“If you can take your work seriously and not take yourself seriously, I think that’s the way I’ve tried to strike a balance,” Lam said.