Polar Vortex, Shcmoler Vortex: The Toughest College Students in America

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Most of us can't stop complaining. The entire country is living a cold, snowy nightmare this winter — and it isn't over yet. Yes, the Polar Vortex will ravage the country again this week .

When it comes to being a student, the weather could really get you down: How are you supposed to walk to class in a blizzard, let alone party?

We took a look at which schools were hit the worst this winter — and didn't let it stop them. Based on factors like campus size, inches of snow, lowest temperature, wind chill, number of school closures in January, and overall school spirit, we ranked the colleges who deserve to graduate Summa Cum Laude from Winter 2014.

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