As for your second question: On the one hand, it’s natural to wish to wear a college ring if you go to a high-status school. Your email address ends “columbia.edu,” so you’re doing OK, and your pride is understandable. On the other hand, well—you shouldn’t put a ring on it, any ring on it, that other hand.Author: Troy Patterson. Oct 07, 2016 · Ah An opportunity to offer a measured, non-judgmental answer on a subject with which I have some personal familiarity. Too bad. I'm gonna make fun of ring knockers.
Feb 21, 2013 · But I’m not aware of any situation where it is appropriate for a normally adjusted person to wear a class ring that they purchased from their high school or college. Wearing a high school class ring tells everybody, “My life peaked at 17 and I’m going to die in the same town I grew up in.” Wearing a college class ring says, “Just Author: Elie Mystal. I wear my college ring all the time. My dad went to a different college and wore his ring all the time until the day he died. My D went to a third college and wears hers all the time. She picked one that isn't all that traditional. Most of her college friends bought rings.
Is a college class ring worth the money? I don't wear it anymore because I am married and have a more important ring to wear, but I do cherish my class ring. Wednesday, March 26, 2008, 1:34 AM Forget the ring! Tell your family you will put that money aside to help your kids go to college. Another, smaller set of men will wear a devoted ring of personal significance for much of their life: a class ring, a family seal, or a Masonic emblem, perhaps. Other than that, they, too, will stick to the wedding band. Only a small percentage of men will ever wear decorative rings as adults.