10/08/2010 12:04 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

8 Unfair College Stereotypes

In the old days it was cheerleaders and frat boys. Today, college has evolved just enough to produce a new crop of cliques, caricatures and student body clichés. But are these individuals really as pat as we think they are?

Of course, no stereotype is a fair stereotype. People add up to more than just the sum total of their clothes, cohorts, and MP3 playlists. More importantly, college is as valuable as it is precisely because it offers opportunities to interact with different people from different places, and to revaluate our cultural categories. So here's to those students we only think we know...

8 Unfair College Stereotypes