March 20, 2008      Share

The Top 9 Rejected
Reasons for Not Going to College

9> “Four years of drinking, drugs, unprotected sex? I’m better
off in Hollywood.”

8> “Who else will monitor the grow lights in your attic, Dad?”

7> “Someone has to spend the next 100 years in Iraq.”

6> “I thought I’d examine raising a baby.”

5> “Jesus never went to college. I’m following in His footsteps.”

4> “So now, it’s OK to do something just because everyone else is
doing it?”

3> “I loved the last eight years of home schooling too much to
leave now.”

2> “Because I want to go to Alderaan and be a Jedi, like my
father before me!”

and the Number 1 Rejected Reason for Not Going to College …
1> “I’m waiting to see if I’m accepted into the Electoral



Selected from 53 submissions from 13 contributors.
This week’s list authors are:

Dave Oberhart, Durham, NC — 1 (1st #1 Woot!)
Doug Frank, Crosby, TX — 2
Steven Lunetta, Tucson, AZ — 3, 6
Kristina Vitek, Hopewell Junction, NY — 3
Vic Vitek, Hopewell Junction, NY — 4
David J. Ludwig, San Diego, CA — 4, 7
Michael Cunningham, Woodridge, IL — 5
Lance Petry, Kansas City, KS — 7
Jim G. Phynn, Horsham, PA — 8
Brian Bell, Seattle, WA — 8
Michele Lord, Lincoln, NE — 9
Trish Jensen, Reedsville, PA — 9
Melanie Stephens, Manassas, VA — Topic
Hall and Oates, Philadelphia, PA — Banner tag
Barb McMullen, Ann Arbor, MI — Class Clown

RUNNERS UP list — Plan B

“Bill Gates didn’t go to college.”
     (Jim G. Phynn, Horsham, PA)

“Degree?! I’m not even planning to graduate High School!”
     (Doug Frank, Crosby, TX)

“I talked to some guy online named Al Kayda and he said I can
enter his Study Abroad program and go to an exciting trade
     (Michele Lord, Lincoln, NE)

“Mom went to college and she ended up with you. I rest my case.”
     (Brian Bell, Seattle, WA)

“The video games don’t play themselves.”
     (Doug Frank, Crosby, TX)
     (David J. Ludwig, San Diego, CA)

Runners Up list name
     (Doug Frank, Crosby, TX)