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Rich And Famous College REJECTS (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post     First Posted: 05/27/10 06:12 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 05:00 PM ET

As envelopes fat and thin fill the mailboxes of hopeful college seniors around the country, it's important to remember that acceptance to a certain school does not guarantee wild wealth, international stardom, knighthood or all of the above. With some colleges accepting less than ten percent of their applicants, there are BOUND to be brilliant minds in the reject pool -- here's proof.

Steven Spielberg
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Though Spielberg has won three Academy Awards, a Philadelphia Liberty Medal and a Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service (among a slew of others), back in the day he was rejected from the University of Southern California School of Theater, Film and Television -- Three times. But that's okay -- He's got two honorary degrees, from Boston University and Brown, and a knighthood to make up for it.
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