In Chapter 6 of "The Great Gatsby," how long did Jay Gatsby stay in college? Why?

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dymatsuoka eNotes educator| Certified Educator

Although he described himself as an elite "Oxford man", Gatsby initially attended "the small Lutheran college of St. Olaf in southern Minnesota".  He worked as a janitor to pay his way through, and was quite unhappy with this situation, believing that he was meant for much better things.  He remained at the college for only two weeks (Chapter 6).

amyflamey | Student

Gatsby went to oxford university for 2 weeks even though people call him an oxford man which he never really confirms himself

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