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Why College Costs So Much 101.
'No, no, no...that's far too legible. Shakier. Much shakier!'
"I majored in the humanities but I never really got it."
"Daddy works in a magical, faraway land called Academia."
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"It's a brovella about my life in the frat. But if it's longer than two hundred pages it becomes a brahvel."
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"There's the pressure from my public, naturally, as well as the pressure from my publisher, my agent, and all that. But the real pressure comes from that devil inside that makes me different from other men, that makes me a writer. But, of course, you know all about pressure, grinding out those papers at Sarah Lawrence."
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Since college admissions officers might see his Facebook page...
"Graduates, faculty, parents, creditors..."
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'My computer's hard drive crashed, so I text messaged you my term paper.'
"Sorry, I had to pull you over, Professor. Do you have any idea how fast you were going?"
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Please wait to be yelled at.
As he picked up the video game controller, the trap was sprung, and Ryan's mother forced him to fill out college applications.
"Where am I going to college? I thought this was college."
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"It's more relevant than some of the other theme parks we've been to."
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'Ok then, what's the second most important thing on campus.'
"Still, diving for it would look good on my college application.
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"It's a great school, but it wasn't my first choice."
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"Could you read the part where Stephen envisions life outside Dublin again?"
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"How much would it cost if I don't take classes but just live in a dorm with a meal plan?"
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Gretchen encounters the mother of all SAT questions.
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Mr, Gilford had a knack for making high school physics fun,
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"What do you mean 'theoretically'? Everything we do is theoretical."
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"I was the first in my family to lie about going to college."