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October 30, 2008      Share

The Top 8 Good Things
About Flunking the ACT or SAT

8> Because you did so poorly on it, you literally don’t know the
meaning of the word “flunk.”

7> You enter the workforce with no outstanding student loan debt.

6> The lower the score, the easier it is to count to.

5> Who needs ‘em? The McDonalds cash registers do all the math
for you.

4> Your career options just got whittled down to a much more
manageable list.

3> You’ve now got a better chance of going to the State Pen,
rather than Penn State.

2> The satisfaction in being able to truthfully tell the
valedictorian that his scores were nowhere near yours.

and the Number 1 Good Thing About Flunking the ACT or SAT…
1> Still eligible for that Governor of Alaska job.



Selected from 42 submissions from 12 contributors.
This week’s list authors are:

Gary O. Reynolds, Lafayette, IN — 1, 6
Vic Vitek, Hopewell Junction, NY — 2, 7
Jim G. Phynn, Horsham, PA — 3, 8
Doug Frank, Crosby, TX — 4, Banner tag
Steven Lunetta, Tucson, AZ — 5
Trish Jensen, Reedsville, PA — 5
Lance Petry, Shandong Province, China — 5
Peter Casper, Brisbane, Australia — 5
Michele Lord, Lincoln, NE — 6
Barb McMullen, Ann Arbor, MI — Class Clown