Princeton's Rhodes scholars find time to explore

Tara Thean
Princeton Alumni Weekly
When Princeton’s Rhodes scholars headed off to Oxford, they expected to find historic buildings, world-class scholars, and the intellectual tools with which to tackle some of the world’s most complex problems. But they got one thing they hadn’t bargained for: free time.   “I just have so much time to use however I want,” Henry Barmeier ’10 said. “My perception of time is radically different [from before].”   For Barmeier, one of the greatest luxuries of the Rhodes experience has been an abundance of time for unstructured learning outside of the classroom. He has used the space in his schedule to learn the guitar, visit art museums, and have long conversations with friends.

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