The College Admissions Casino

I was watching an episode of The Sopranos the other night. It was the one where Tony goes to Las Vegas and gets lucky at a casino. He somehow conflates the recent death of his nephew with his change in gambling fortunes. Odd logic, I thought.

After the episode ended, I glanced at my calendar to check some appointments and was reminded that we've made the clubhouse turn in this year's college admissions process. The finish line is just down the straightaway a bit, where winners and (I won't call them "losers" because they're not!) finishers arrive together.

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