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
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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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