The 1 Piece Of Advice I’m Glad I Ignored
Nicolas Cole

I recently dropped out of university, after months of toying with the idea and people telling me I had made a mistake.

“What will you do?”

“People will never hire someone without a degree!”

And then I did it. And it felt great. It felt like I regained control that felt lost for so long.

It’s also made me happier, knowing that I’m doing what I want to do, instead of what others want me to do. And in a very guilty, Schadenfreuden-istic (?) way, it almost feels good to hear my former classmates complaining that they are unhappy at university, or that they wish they did.

I suppose they’re just waiting for the realisation that their happiness is more important than the happiness of their parents.

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