"You tend to pee in places unintended for peeing in sometimes"
"College in today's economy is like sunscreen on a scorchingly hot afternoon: You have to see the people who didn't apply it to fully appreciate how important it is. The same way a blistering sun both makes sunscreen feel ineffective and makes it more crucial than ever, recessions can both make a college degree seem ineffective and make it more important than ever.*"
"Applying to college is like setting a huge wheel in motion, and waiting for an acceptance letter can feel excruciating"
"College is like a journey. You pack your gear, set your course, and embark on voyages that take you to far horizons"
"If a college is like a big swimming pool, an Honors program is the opportunity to swim in the deep end. You don't have to be there all the time, but you should not miss it."
"Apple pie is always better a-la-mode, with a giant scoop of vanilla ice cream!"
"College is like a chain saw. Only in certain situations is it the right tool. Encourage your child to choose the right tool for her post-high school experience."
"College cost is like health care cost. Usually somebody else is paying for it. There is less scrutiny on the nickels and dimes that add up to thousands of dollars. The other aspect of an all-inclusive tuition/travel/lodging/touring package is that you are not allowed to analyze any of the component costs because they are not broken down into understandable elements."
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"To me, college football is like ice cream. It tastes good as a treat, but too much of it will make you sick."
"Playing college football is like an internship. You don't get paid, but you're working toward a greater goal and gaining experience along the way. Essentially, you're competing for a job that others want to take from you "
"In the ad, Leinart is eating at a diner with Shuler and overhears someone say that watching college football is like being back in college."
I think that college football is like Disney, in that a good experience is one in which you feel transported to a different world"
"Earning a degree while playing college football is like having child care at work-it's an admirable perk, and employers who provide it are to be congratulated. But it's not the purpose of the company. College sports programs have basically evolved into freestanding corporations. "
A Saturday in college football is like a shoot day in acting and you have to be ready and be confident to do your job. Again, I'm happy I had the preparation at Oklahoma State to be prepared to do what I do know in Los Angeles."
"College football is like a JJ Abrams movie. It's loud, full of passion and excitement in the middle, high tech cinematography, and then at the end everything is boring and anti-climactic."
"In other words, college football is like an endlessly tall stack of briefcases piled high and filled with gold bullion. Yet, the system is asking the student-athlete to hold tight and revel in college football as a sacred and pure amateur format as though it is post-war 1949, while universities, coaches, and media moguls operate the system as though it is their manifest destiny to hoard the spoils from this river of pure gold like its 1849."
"College football is like a religion, especially in Austin and other college towns. When the University of Texas plays, the city is isolated. Young boys look at football players with more admiration than they do billionaires, and look at injuries as impossible, unfortunately many of their parents do as well, until its too late."
"College football is like reality TV in that if you don't win and you aren't successful, they're going to make changes."
"Chicago college football is like the United States government under the Articles of Confederation after the revolution and before the ratification at the constitutional convention in 1787. It's a loosely conjoined band of competing interests and factions with no strong central authority. And the passion for college football here seems less than it actually is because it's broken into four pieces."
"American college football is like international cricket in some aspects, which no one will understand cause no one watches college football AND cricket."
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