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We thank the UC Berkeley Office of Planning and Analysis, the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, the Career Center, and Cal Answers (Student Data Warehouse) for providing administrative and survey data on our subject pool and the UC Berkeley student body. We are particularly grateful to Daniel Markovits for many thoughtful comments. We also thank James Andreoni, Colin Camerer, Syngjoo Choi, Stefano DellaVigna, John List, Ulrike Malmendier, and Matthew Rabin for helpful discussions and comments. This paper has also benefited from suggestions by the participants of seminars at several universities and conferences. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.