Development continues after the teen years, whether the dialogues are encountered in adjusting to the workplace, in creating a family, or in the academy. Using the chapter title "the college years" implies that there are unique opportunities for development to be found in the transition from adolescence to adulthood, and particularly in the context of higher education. As Rumi pointed out, there are ways of knowing beyond the neat, concrete contrasts of childhood. Formal study seems to stimulate a few. As well, this sheltered time on one's own that college offers makes for explorations into self and values.