My Bentley Story by Carol Shachat
Alumnus/a, Mansfield, Massachusetts
So my story isn't so much about academics but about driving off a ledge! My years at Bentley are ones that prepared me very well for success in my career and provided me with wonderful memories with some of my best of friends in life . However, this story is about borrowing a car....standard shift in fact, that had me balancing on the edge of a parking lot behind D apartments. My roommate, Sharon T. and I sat there frozen - thinking 'what are we going to do now'?! I had my foot on the brake and just stared forward. Fortunately a few fellow classmates happened to be walking along and took notice of our predicament. I held a forceful and steady foot on the brake while our hero slid over on the car seat and took over. So this story ends with a grateful sigh of relief which could have easily turned into a car stuck in the trees with a visit by Security.