History Headscratchers / Accepted

21st Nov '15 11:16:51 PM fnord3125
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* Why assume that Community College is automatically a "fallback" if you don't get into your choice of a "real" college? Some kids see university as their only option and don't expect they'll fail.

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* Why assume that Community College is automatically a "fallback" if you don't get into your choice of a "real" college? Some kids see university as their only option and don't expect they'll fail.fail.
* I know it's kind of necessary for the structure of the plot, but it doesn't make any sense that another institution would be allowed to contest an institutions accreditation. Also, non-accredited colleges exist and aren't illegal. Unless they claimed they were accredited, that alone wouldn't make it fraud.
14th Oct '15 5:13:37 PM dpisel01
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*** In this case, it's clear the name was created purely for the acronym, SHIT, so we can let this one slide.
28th Jul '14 2:12:30 AM shamblingdead
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** Even community colleges can and will turn applicants away for a pathetic GPA or valid suspicions that they'll be a particularly severe troublemaker. Issues with fake ID cards and the police sound plausible enough.

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** Even community colleges can and will turn applicants away for a pathetic GPA or valid suspicions that they'll be a particularly severe troublemaker. Issues with fake ID cards and the police sound plausible enough.enough.
* Why assume that Community College is automatically a "fallback" if you don't get into your choice of a "real" college? Some kids see university as their only option and don't expect they'll fail.
6th May '13 10:59:49 AM Dellanotte
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** Surely to be an Institute of Technology, you'd need technical/scientific courses available.

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** Surely to be an Institute of Technology, you'd need technical/scientific courses available.available.
**Even community colleges can and will turn applicants away for a pathetic GPA or valid suspicions that they'll be a particularly severe troublemaker. Issues with fake ID cards and the police sound plausible enough.
22nd Dec '12 10:28:33 AM CynicalBastardo
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** Surely to be an Institute of Technology, you'd need technical/scientific courses available.
29th Aug '12 10:12:20 PM mlsmithca
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** Especially bad [[DidNotDotheResearch Did Not Do the Research]], because one of Bartleby's rejection letters comes from Ohio State, which never outright rejects Ohio residents, but gives them a status called 'Options for Ohio Residents', which allows you to enroll in one of the regional campuses and try to transfer into Main Campus later.

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** Especially bad [[DidNotDotheResearch Did Not Do the Research]], because Worse, one of Bartleby's rejection letters comes from Ohio State, which never outright rejects Ohio residents, but gives them a status called 'Options for Ohio Residents', which allows you to enroll in one of the regional campuses and try to transfer into Main Campus later.
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