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Why College Costs So Much 101.
'No, no, no...that's far too legible. Shakier. Much shakier!'
"Daddy works in a magical, faraway land called Academia."
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"I majored in the humanities but I never really got it."
"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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'My computer's hard drive crashed, so I text messaged you my term paper.'
Since college admissions officers might see his Facebook page...
"Graduates, faculty, parents, creditors..."
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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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Please wait to be yelled at.
"It's more relevant than some of the other theme parks we've been to."
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"Sorry, I had to pull you over, Professor. Do you have any idea how fast you were going?"
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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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"What do you mean 'theoretically'? Everything we do is theoretical."
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Gretchen encounters the mother of all SAT questions.
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For their safety, many colleges require that parents put on airbags before they are told what the school's tuition is.
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"I was the first in my family to lie about going to college."
Mr, Gilford had a knack for making high school physics fun,
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"Room, board, books, and tuition--I draw the line at corkage fees."
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"I understand the revisionists are hot on your trail, Professor Delauney."