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Keep on Keepin’ On: Students should direct focus towards personal goals, not outperforming peers

Keep on Keepin’ On: Students should direct focus towards personal goals, not outperforming peers

Jessica Konrad

October 25, 2018

The crimson letter proudly declared itself at the top of the page: A-. I looked beneath my score and smiled when I saw the scratch-and-sniff sticker featuring a smiling snail and the words “Nice Work!” underneath. Seeing my hard work pay off gave me a sense of satisfaction. Until, that is, I saw...