The senior members of the club were condescending with the would-be recruits that lacked wealth and status.
For instance, what about the apparent apathy of many would-be voters?
She's also the host of Project Runway, a reality show on the Bravo network that traces the journey of a group of hungry would-be fashion designers vying for a shot to display their lines at New York's prestigious Fashion Week festivities.
While prison guns are normally used within cell walls, there are a few curious would-be artists who try their hand at makeshift designs to save a few pennies while channeling their inner artist and inventor.
The "housing bubble" artificially inflated home prices around the country, requiring that would-be home buyers take out a large mortgage to purchase the house at a high price before the housing bubble burst.