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Thumbs up: A 4-year degree in, well, 4 years

In baseball, no one wants to hit below the Mendoza line — named for a light-hitting infielder who struggled to post a batting average above .200. If higher education had its own Mendoza line, it might be the four-year graduation rate.

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