College Life Risk

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I am always afraid. This is not the way to live life. Even as I write, I still remain afraid. And perhaps I am expecting too much from what little initiative I supposedly take. I was never one to take on a strategically-thought out plan and utilize them into life goals. In either case, I have realized a "goal" that was far more of a bleak impediment than a noble fantasy I romanticized for nearly a year. At first, it was not such a grand scheme due to the initially modest circumstances. However, the following circumstance added a great burden due to my perception and eventual disinterest in what I actually cared for when I began this goal I am about to mention.
Before college, grades were a secondary priority. In middle school, I cared more
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We forget that academia does not statistically measure high grades according to personal satisfaction. College classes, of course, ideally care about how much a student has learned. The professor or group thereof, are those who assist students in understanding the material they are teaching, and also in fostering a broad worldview where students are able to see beyond established societal convention. I would think that most professors are wholeheartedly dedicated in the former rather than latter, and this would be predictable if so, considering the latter is far riskier to do – both in the potential consequences and potential actions that may or may not defy the current status quo.
Of course, this really all depends on the subject at hand and professor 's teaching style. Therefore, learnt material form a book of experience where a student is able to recall the material and apply the material in real life scenarios. Of course, much of this is no conscious experience – and not all college classes will bring about equal inspiration. What inspires us depends on us, and we use that inspiration so as to create whatever it is we want to create. This does not exclude our
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Such competition, taken to a grand scale when people take too deterministic a view of their own, is elementary. It is childish. We might as well compete ourselves with who stresses more, therefore who "cares" more. And competing, even in some cases, which one is smarter. Contrary to popular conception, and something I have figured a while ago, grades share no significant relation to neither talent nor intellect. Horrible grades could indicate either both laziness and apathy, the refusal to learn due to disregard for the subject matter or teacher, constant stress within the individual brought about by many factors no other can easily predict, along with many other factors. Horrible grades does not necessarily mean that someone is dumb. We should refrain from labelling individuals due to what results they achieve in life, for results do not necessarily change the being of an individual. Furthermore, in competing for grades, we have also lost the point entirely. We sometimes use these "results" as a badge in toward to command others in seeing them as some sort of inspiration. This child 's play is dangerous, and society is not this

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