Balanced against acceptance at Harvard, friendship has its limits. Although buddies Jim (Matthew Lillard), Chris (Michael Vartan), and Rand (Randall Batinkoff) are near the top of their undergraduate class, these party animals desire sure-fire entree into Ivy League grad schools. Then they learn about one of their school's lesser-known policies: If a student kills himself, his or her roommates get an automatic 4.0. In short order, Jim prevails upon Chris to help him kill emotionally unstable Rand and make it look like self-destruction. When Rand's girlfriend Natalie (Tamara Craig Thomas) reports her pregnancy to Rand, he begins drinking heavily. As Chris vacillates, ...