There is a real life “Van Wilder” who attended his university for 16 years and did not graduate despite having enough credits completed for 9 majors and 5 minors.
A nine year old orphaned child from Rwanda living in a garbage dump told a charity worker “I want to go to school.” He is now 22, and attending Harvard.
Howard Lutnick donated more than $65 million to Haverford College because when he lost both his parents to cancer the college was understanding and let him go tuition-free all 4 years.
A Harvard Researcher found rolling a pair of dice was as predictive of your future income as your college GPA is.
Harvard University has severe grade inflation. The most common grade is an A, and the median grade is an A-.
Almost half of all college students in the USA drop out of college and never graduate.
In 1987, an 18 year old freshmen funded his education by asking 2.8 million people for one penny.
California is spending more on prisoners than colleges.
The cost of college textbooks in the US has risen faster than the cost of healthcare, house prices and inflation.