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Hi, I’m Kobe Bryant. And I have decided to take my talent to, uh… I have decided to skip college and take my talent to the NBA.
I was a pitcher, shortstop and outfielder, and the Yankees tried to sign me out of high school as a first-round draft pick in 1981. I turned them down to go to college.
I think that there’s this prejudice, that people that have a college education are more intelligent than people that don’t.
Outside the study hall the next fall, the fall of our senior year, the Nabisco plant baked sweet white bread twice a week. If I sharpened a pencil at the back of the room I...
The quality of junior golf is such that players can step up and make the transition to the college game much quicker than ever before,
We are seeing far more one-back sets and far more need to be in nickel situations in today’s college football than we are seeing two-back sets. We’re just kind of basing it on what we...
College students have money to spend, and stores are going all out. They have wandered into a gold mine,
I had a few good professors in my painting and drawing classes, but all my graphic design classes tried to teach us how to use Photoshop and Illistrator by showing the class demonstration video clips....
I mean that they (students) should not play life, or study it merely, while the community supports them at this expensive game, but earnestly live it from beginning to end. How could youths better learn...
—Henry David Thoreau
I’ve taught a college journalism course at two universities where my students taught me more than I did them about how political news is consumed.
The word “fronting” was important to Rob. A coward who acted tough was fronting. A nerd who acted dumb was fronting. A rich kid who acted poor was fronting. Rob found the instinct very offensive,...
John Chaney and John Thompson made it possible for the black coach to get in the college game. Administrators need to win to keep their jobs. So when Chaney and Thompson won games, that’s how...
Teach yourself, read alot.
—Lailah Gifty Akita
The college undergraduate is a lot of things – many of them as familiar, predictable and responsible as the bounce of a basketball, and others as startling (and occasionally disastrous) as the bounce of a...
It was always embarrassing when professors assigned their own books. Even Madeleine, who found all the reading hard going, could tell that Zipperstein’s contribution to the field was reformulative and second-tier.
We’ve reached a point in human history where higher education no longer works. As a result of technology, higher education in its traditional college setting no longer works. It will never be effective or progressive...
Feels like I’m in college again,
It’s kind of like being the athletic director in college. They don’t care; they’re just trying to go for the money and the coach is like, ‘Wait a second, I need to get me a...
I thought he was supposed to win the Heisman last year. He’s one of my favorite backs in college football. It’s going to be an honor playing on the same field as him.
You can’t learn to write in college. It’s a very bad place for writers because the teachers always think they know more than you do—and they don’t. They have prejudices. They may like Henry James,...
Ariel, you have a strength that cannot be hindered by anything. A strength that I admire greatly.” – Luca
They do not value the education the way I was brought up to value it. I think a college education is important no matter what you do in life. It just seems the focal point...
I went to an historically black college where we’re always told that there’s limitation. And so I’m happy to represent for black colleges.
When describing the University of Virginia: Here, We are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead, nor to tolerate any error so long as reason is left free to combat it.
It’s different in college. You’re playing smaller guys who are a little bit harder to hit, but out here [in the NHL] it seems like some guys don’t expect it sometimes, so I get those...
The plan is when I go to college I plan on taking four years off. School is definitely my priority no matter what. It’s always been important to me. College is a once in a...
School is cool as a netiquette rule. Use it as a tool.
A college degree is the key to realizing the American dream, well worth the financial sacrifice because it is supposed to open the door to a world of opportunity.
It is a well known fact that Abraham Lincoln spent much of his spare time visiting wounded soldiers in Union Army hospitals. I’ve spent thirty years teaching history at Columbia and I don’t think I’ve...
If everyone could learn how to read books properly and how to use them as effective tools for daily living, the facilities of colleges could easily go out of existence without any loss to society.’...
Despite all the challenges facing higher education in America, from mounting student debt to grade inflation and erratic standards, our system is rightly the world’s envy, and not just because our most revered universities remain...
I really did graduate at 14, and I go to college in the Los Angeles area near where I live.
…the most important thing you must remember when dealing with a politically biased professor is to be friendly.
Encouragement is a fire of flame. It refreshes the soul and revives the spirit.
Success comes with failure which leads to doubts but with determination we can still achieve.
I love comedy and did a lot of comedy in college. I was in an improv comedy group with my friends.
College graduation, high school proms, we’re not recommending any be canceled. We just want to ensure that people are aware of the risk.
My advice to writers just starting out? Don’t use semi-colons! They are transvestite hermaphrodites, representing exactly nothing. All they do is suggest you might have gone to college.
I was lucky to have a successful career as a model, but that was just a way to pay off my college loans.
I’ve never really been a part of anything like that — in college or in the NFL,
The primary purpose of going to college isn’t to get a great job. The primary purpose of college is to build a strong mind, which leads to greater self-awareness, capability, fulfillment, and service opportunities, which,...
At this very moment with my girl in my arms, I feel like there’s nothing I can’t do for her, for us. — Duke
We’re pretty excited about our involvement. Midland College has grown so much the last few years, we decided we could help Midland College and the Midland area by helping people cap off their education.
I was never educated to be an actor. I went to a regular college. It was a great thing for me because I feel that the main thing to get out of college is a...
Don’t think about that. Just believe I’ll be okay.
The style of flirtation specific to classrooms was of service to the students all their lives.
How could he encapsulate in a pithy admissions-interview line all of his unique ideas and interests?
I think back to what Landon said about heartbreak, that if you don’t love the person, they can’t break your heart. Hardin repeatedly breaks my heart, even when I don’t think there are any more...
It’s tough for freshmen. Fall sports are different than spring sports. They have to adjust to being in college.
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