File this under: Why the Hell Not?
Sure, the $75 application fee is a bit steep for some, and the annual stipend of $26,000 means I’ll have to get me a really high-paying summer job. So why apply?
The prestige, man. The prestige.
I may very well be wasting my time and money, but sometimes you just have to roll the dice, close your eyes, and say, “Why the hell not?”