He wants to become some sort of engineer, unfortunately his SAT scores don't synchronize.
THOB: To my superior knowledge, I believe that such a hat is worthy enough to be placed upon my educated head...for no reason other than pleasure and sophistication.
Person 1: ...uh, stop trying to impress me with your faux intelligence, cretin.
Being a person marked by having
1. The ability to learn or understand or to deal with new or trying situations
2. The skilled use of reason
3. The ability to apply knowledge to manipulate one's environment or to think abstractly as measured by objective criteria
apparently rather than actually as stated.