It’s that time of year again. Millions of college-bound kids are getting ready for the fresh taste of freedom. They’re packing their bags, taking their last high school road trips, and filling their Pinterest boards with dorm inspiration.
11. Your entire success and future financial well-being is based on a goddamn proposal.
I make less money, but I am healthy and happy and I wake up with a smile on my face, looking forward to my next project and my next adventure.
“The problem, though, is Multiculturalism as proposed today denies us the right to make judgments about truth and falsity, which ultimately just makes us indifferent to everything.”
10. Majoring in something you hate.
The thesis sets the tone for a paper, and without a solid one, your chance of getting an “A” on that essay is about as slim as finding Bigfoot poop.
In college you are taught that all opinions are equally valuable. In grad school, you are taught that all opinions can and should be heard, but they are not all of equal importance.
A group project team meeting in public for less than 30 minutes to passive aggressively assign roles for a semester-long group project as the “team leader” falls asleep on a bench.
The way people communicate has been drastically changed. The educational system has also evolved, but the principles of essay writing seem stuck in a distant era.
I remember the first time I was captivated by a book. It was in first grade, when I checked “The White Cat” out of the library.