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Mamas, don't let your babies grow up to be undergraduates.

12:00 AM, Sep 15, 2006 • By JOSEPH LINDSLEY
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One must skip class with prudence, of course, if graduation is the goal. But since academics these days are so interested in examining prejudices and asking "creative questions" that push the bounds of social norms, why follow some categorical imperative demanding class attendance, when skipping it now and then just might allow you to maintain your sanity?

Joseph Lindsley is an editorial assistant at THE WEEKLY STANDARD.