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The old class tie, being in the right fraternity at the right school does open doors. (Witness GWB.)

May or may not have to do with talent/intelligence. Just being there helps, whether you're qualified or a heritage admittance.


i think the term is 'legacy' ...

i applied to Yale (iirc, 1/3 frosh are legacy)

i think Bush would have been the year ahead of me, and Meryl Streep the year after ..

i coulda worked in the White House!



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...... if they hadn't rejected me
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