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life lessons vs. what school taught you…

You don’t learn life lessons in school. I learned how to use a protractor, I know what meiosis means, and I can tell you about all the parallels between George Orwell’s Animal Farm and the Russian Revolution. When I graduated, a bright spark of an 18-year-old ready to put my newfound knowledge out into the world, I wasn’t aware of how utterly useless this information was. Sure, I had some great philosophical arguments with friends about world history when I…

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