A place where kids from the northeast go when they get rejected from Columbia. They then tend to resign themselves to their fate and subsequently try to convince themselves and anyone else stupid enough to listen that its actually as good if not better than Columbia or anywhere else.
Student 1: where do you go to school?
Student 2: Columbia.
Student 1: Really, I go to NYU, we just got ranked in the top ten in US News and World Report's Best Colleges!!! Pretty good, huh??
Student 2: Yeah, I guess.....
Student 1: You think I can get into Columbia grad school?