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The dumbing-down of standards at branch/regional campuses so that their lower-class students can pass and ultimately graduate.
Man, this test was hard! Where's my "academic welfare"?

The "academic welfare" situation at Miami Hamilton is necessary for their mouth-breathers.

Without that "academic welfare" at MUH, his lazy butt would have failed out long ago!
by Frank Scanlan March 15, 2008
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Attending college primarily to live off of student loan funds. The motivation for a poor person to become a professional student.
My parents are proud I'm going back to college for my masters degree, but the truth is that I can't find a job and am going on academic welfare.
by Shanthrax138 April 27, 2010
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