Because next year is the Olympics. If she sticks to her formidable schedule, she will be an impressive all-round accomplished young woman who is an ivy-league student and a top-five skater in her country. A place for everything, and everything in its place. This may not be enough to vault her over the other skaters in her own country (none of whom currently have top-three world rankings), let alone the top three world skaters. To do that, she may have to give a little more to the athlete side of her currently balanced scholar-athlete equation.