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Are Elite Colleges Worth It?

David Cutler for The Chronicle Review

October 30, 2011 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

Kurt Vonnegut's son, Mark, wrote in his memoir The Eden Express that the best thing about graduating from college is that you can say what a pile of crap college is and "no one can accuse you of sour grapes."

Mark attended Swarthmore College. I did...

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