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10 Weird Facts That Make You Want To Visit These Colleges

Every college has a history, but these schools have quirks that make them stand out among many. Is your school on the list?

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4. University of Texas at Austin

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Ever seen an albino squirrel? UT Austin students catch glimpses of them all around campus. A school legend claims that if you see one on the way to an exam, you’ll get an A.

Does seeing an albino squirrel save you money on textbooks, too? No, but Boundless does.

9. University of Arizona

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It’s really a shame that we don’t have more historic wads of gum chewed by outlaws in our nation’s museums. At least (if you’re into that sort of thing) you can find some of John Dillinger’s gum in a jar in the School of Pharmacy.

10. Penn State University

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In 1978, Jerry Greenfield took a correspondence course in ice-cream making with PSU. Who is that? Why, Jerry. As in, Ben and Jerry’s ice cream. All the points go to PSU for making that happen. All of them.

What weird facts will get us to visit your school? Let us know in the comments.

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