"And now may I bite your neck?"
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An Honest Graduation Photograph
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"When I think of the as yet undreamed of loopholes that are going to be available to you guys!"
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"I just can't shake the alumni newsletter."
"Interesting, but we can never forget that you went to a state college."
"Oh, it's a grand day for Harvard!"
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"My first choice college should have lots of closet space."
"I think we should all be thankful that Bill Clinton never had an inappropriate relationship with Joyce Maynard."
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"Dad, the dean has gone over your financial statement, and he doesn't think you're working up to your full potential."
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"Is this the story you want to tell on your college application?"
"Thank you, but I've already provided for my children's college education."
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"Six months from now, some Harvard guy will be standing here looking out this window."
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"It's a great school, but it wasn't my first choice."
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The First Day Back
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"I miss my mom's home-cooked methamphetamine."
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"I've been reading the trashiest scientific abstract."
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"Daddy works in a magical, faraway land called Academia."
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"It's not personal. The boss just doesn't like seeing people in so much debt for such a useless degree."
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"The First Robin of Spring Break"
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"Yeah, but good luck getting it peer-reviewed."
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"Remember, education pays, unless you end up an adjunct - like me."
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Harvard Business and Pleasure School
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"Son, everyone went to college in the sixties - there was a war going on."
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"English lit-how about you?"
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