Click on the pictures to make your way through my discussions.
Hustle culture, ''that'' girl, Rory Gilmore and teachers putting pressure on you. For the past years, I have been there. Day in, day out. There was no day, I wouldn't feel guilty, because I haven't finished an extra load of studying even though too exhausted to make myself a meal. I have been trying to get the best grades, being ahead of everything and everyone just to have that one final grade that I wish for. I knew from the very beginning of my A-levels that I need to be better, smarter, faster if I want to get into medical school. And let me tell you one thing: I was so focused on my grades that I have started to neglect all my other areas of life like my hobbies, my social life or even my own well-being. The paradox in it is the fact, that my grades did NOT get necessery better and I did Not get smarter, all because I haven't stressed personal growth enough. Plus, I became very unhappy, as the majority of my subjects did not resonate with my personal passion for medicine, literaure and art. I have become a machine, working all day on things that I internaly despised and spending so much time on things you do not enjoy at all is the quick way into overall dissatisfaction at least. Now that I have practically finished school, I can say, it did not have to be that horrible. I should have invested more time into hobbies and self-education on things that resonate with me. I should have read more books and articles. I should have studied smarter for my classes, but most and foremost, I should not have made school my entire world. There is so much to see and explore. There are endless things to do and get lost into.
I made my life miserable in school, but it didn't have to be that way. I could have been happy and it would help me to get better grades. Instead, I chose to be stressed out all the time. If I have one tip, let it be this one:
Choose yourself and your own personal growth over grades. What use have the best grades if you are empty inside?
How Latin has Impacted my Way of Thinking?
Ten Actually Helpful Study Tips