If you are one of the hundreds of UMass students who attempted to get tickets to this year’s Scott Brown/Elizabeth Warren Senate Debate in Springfield, you know first-hand how fast tickets sell out, and how in-demand seats are for such political events.
Now imagine you were competing for a seat with the entire US population at one of the presidential debates. The odds of snagging a ticket seem infinitely less likely, don’t they?
However, Aaron Wecker ’12 (Political Science) was able to do just that. And for him, it is all a part of networking.