I just re-read the original post...
Just get over it man. Once you graduate, this sh*t won't matter. And if you can't get a job with your shitty engineering GPA, then you weren't meant to be an engineer.
You'll make it out fine.
I'd actually want to know this. Kuz everyone here says never dry clean a tie. I've never had a problem dry cleaning a tie like once a year or once every two years.
On a side note, I spilled lotion on a silk tie. Not THAT'S a dead tie.