Did I do well? Hard to say: I have to check out my peers first! This is a corrosive mindset, which reaches an insane peak in the military. After spending 6 years in the Marine Corps, I can tell you that rank quickly eats away at your motivation and enthusiasm.
One Man Created the Education System Holding You Back
William Treseder

Students no longer ask what their friends did on a test to gauge how hard it is or whatever, they ask because it’s a subtle way to prove that they are better or worse than them.

And then there’s this hierarchy, like some standardized tests determine how smart you are — such as the SAT, the LSAT, the ACT, the GRE, the MCAT, etc. But really, they don’t test anything… except how good of a test monkey you are and how good you are at BSing your way through it.

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