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One thing always puzzled me...


How’d that kid get into Harvard when he was taking Trig senior year? Trig is a lower level math course that is usually taken in 9th grade. Shouldn’t he have been taking AP Calc or some higher level math ?

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He got the admissions guy laid. Hence, it was overlooked.

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I wasn’t referring to Joel and the Princton admissions guy. I was talking about his friend. The kid was in the car with Joel and Lana when they were being chases by Guido the Pimp. That kid was complaining about his trig test the next day, and then later we find out he got into Harvard.

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It's all about families with Harvard. They pick from the benefactors and past alumni before they look further afield Ent.

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Oh true that Jim. Guess Joel’s friend’s parents donated a library or something.

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I think it was just a fault in the script and wasn't supposed to actually mean anything.

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