Being a sophomore in high school, the other day I was thinking what I would do differently in grade school if I could go back and do it all over again. Since I assume most of you fellas have been…Continue
"Forgive me if somebody has already asked this, but how does competing in athletics affect whether or not you should donate? My school is doing their semiannual blood drive in about a month, and I play tennis after school. Would donating blood…"
"I wish I had won 1st place in that Maths olympics, so that I would have earned a full schollarship for the Uni, and not just 50%.
I should have gone to the finals of the Chemistry olympics, and not just conformed with being the best in my local…"
"I'd go back and instead of spending money on my car (stereo, suspension, wheels...waste o' cash), I'd invest. I can't imagine how much better off I'd be if the automotive sunk costs were capital gains.
"That year ( I think it was sophomore year) I spent moping because I didn't have a girlfriend... yeah, I would have skipped out on the moping and either asked out one of the girls who, in retrospect I realize, would have said yes, or just not…"
"Hold on, gents...
I'm still in the thick of freshman year in high school right now, and there are a few things I have to ask.
1. I hear some of you saying how your prep school was a negative experience. I'm currently waiting to hear if my…"
"I had good grades, a healthy social life, and some truly amazing friends (and still do). I might try and get better grades, but that's only a slight improvement. I would've worked on healthier studying habits, because my incompetence in…"
"I faced some frightening things in my youth that hopefully you will never experience, nor will your children or anyone you know.
1) There were some very serious moral decisions I faced and chose poorly because I was a teen and easily frightened by…"
"I would have stuck with the sports I loved instead of the one I was best at. I also had a huge chip on my shoulder most of the time and I would go back and chill out a bit. I would try harder in class, too. I got into a very good…"
"Worn my black Chuck Taylors to graduation. The teachers swore up and down that if we didn't wear dress shoes we wouldn't get our diploma. I'm not much for dwelling on past mistakes though. I figure if a shoe choice…"
"Whoa, whoa, reserve your judgements there, chief. :) My whole post was a bit tongue-in-cheek, but that doesn't come across in text as well as in a conversation -- my fault, I guess. I wasn't really offering any kind of…"