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Ran across this design thingie late last night: the “2nd Annual National Student Show and Conference” at the Dallas School of Visual Communication, which, hopefully, will receive more than its fair share of entries (like one from you) due to the fun little intro on its site. Here’s a bit of it:

Okay. So here’s what happens if you don’t participate in the Second Annual National Student Show and Conference: Your work won’t win any awards, you won’t win any cash prizes or any part of the thousands of dollars worth of scholarships up for grabs, you won’t be inspired by great speakers like James Victore and Ellen Lupton, you won’t learn anything from the breakout sessions about letterpress or flash tricks or how to promote yourself or interviewing, your book won’t be seen by all the professionals at the portfolio review, you won’t hook up with a hot coed at any of the parties, and you’ll end up alone and miserable in a shabby studio apartment, living paycheck to paycheck designing yellow page ads for Ma Bell while your friends…

It goes on from there…