Then why did it take 6 schools and 6 years for her to earn a college degree?
Yesterday's Chicago Tribune ran an Associated Press story on Palin's globetrotting pursuit of an undergraduate degree, a journey that took her from Alaska to Hawaii, the mainland US, back to Alaska, and finally ended at the University of Idaho. Apparently she didn't like her first college because it was too wet:
According to a biography ó "Sarah" by Kaylene Johnson ó Palin and three friends went to the University of Hawaii at Hilo after graduation from high school in Alaska in 1982. But they left after a few weeks because of the constant rain there, the book said.Along the way, she sampled different majors and different types of environments, from a large university to a two-year school. Yet there are no records of extracurricular activities at the colleges she attended or at her alma mater, the University of Idaho:
Despite her journalism degree, she does not appear to have worked for the college newspaper or campus television station, school officials said....
The McCain campaign did not have an immediate comment on Palin's higher education record.
Palin's biography on her Alaska governor's website indicates only that she graduated from Idaho in 1987.
A recent profile of her in the school's alumni magazine, before her selection to run on the GOP ticket, listed only Hawaii Pacific, North Idaho and Idaho as schools she attended.
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