Though her Math skills are extraordinary, Writing confounds her. She could opt for an easier English course next year. After all, how often do aspiring Computer Scientists quote The Raven? She meets with her informal cadre of teacher-mentors. They remind her that she didn’t choose Fontbonne to limit her challenges. She came here to challenge her limits. She enrolls in the more difficult course. She doesn’t know it yet, but this was never about an Edgar Allen Poe test. Instead, this was a test of her growing resilience. She passed.