…yes, we really do hand sign our letters of admission.
Furthermore, if you were wondering whether the Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid ever took penmanship classes when he was in grade school, the answer is, “Yes. I did, but they didn’t take.”
I’ve been told that, when I sign “Welcome to Lawrence,” my lower-case “w” looks like a “u.”
For what it’s worth, I believe I heard the same thing back in 3rd grade. (Sorry, Miss Winski. You did everything you could.)