Inspirational Movies About College

With finals time around the corner, it can be easy to become stressed about school work. Take a moment, take a deep breath, and get inspired about school. The journey can be tough, but as these movie scenes show, college is a very rewarding time! Sponsored by Capital One Journey Student Card.

1. Rudy (1993)

“Rudy” is a classic film about the American dream and beating the odds. Rudy was always told that he was too small to play football, but he proved everybody wrong by playing for Notre Dame.

2. Accepted (2006)

After getting rejected to all the schools he applied to, Bartleby decides to make his own college and accept other rejected students so they can have a chance.

3. Legally Blonde (2001)

Lesson from “Legally Blonde”: People will think what they want of you, but you can prove them otherwise!

4. The Great Debaters (2007)

“The Great Debaters” is an inspirational story about students at Wiley College debating Harvard in a national debate championship.

5. Good Will Hunting (1997)

“Good Will Hunting” is a great story about fighting the odds and finding yourself through the help of friends.

6. Drumline (2002)


7. Mona Lisa Smile (2003)

At a time when women were expected to stay in the home, Ms. Watson encourage her female students to reach their potential beyond domesticity.

8. Homeless To Harvard (2003)

This Lifetime movie is an inspiration story about a homeless girl beating the odds and getting into Harvard.

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