1. My mother's retirement plan is born.
  2. A middle child imbues his siblings with an inferiority complex.
  3. The time my parents refused to allow me skip a grade and I turned out just as socially inept as they feared if I had.
  4. The summer of mammoth domestic conflict: Bert leaves for college and his mother becomes hyper-sentimental.
  5. A religious sojourn in Tennessee and the development of hypercritical attitudes toward fellow Mormons.
  6. Literally nothing but the final three semesters of undergrad.
  7. White middle-class male overcomes adversity and gains employment at a successful tech company after graduating debt-free: the underdog story.
  8. Law school because money... and everything else has worked out just fine so why not?