When it comes to getting into grad school, the size of your brain, not your waist, should be what matters, but researchers at Bowling Green State University say the Ivory Tower isn't exempt from bias. "When face-to-face interviews are conducted, those with a higher body mass index are less likely" to get in. However, when heavier applicants only do a phone or remote interview, the odds even out. Why? Biased academics may think heavier "candidates lack self-control or the capacity for hard work."