Most college students only use around 10% of the information they learn in college. The rest is shaped by professional experience
First I want to reiterate what everyone always tells you, that college is very important. You might be wondering why it’s important if we use little of what we learn… the reason is because college is a way for us to learn how to think, explore our interests and ourselves, and find out who we really are. To our dismay, some of us may find that we are thoughtless, clueless, and unprepared for the real world. This is ok because there has never been a better time to make mistakes and learn from them
A story of Karl B
I am not saying that programming is the most important skill that students should pick up. It is only an option. In reality, it wasn’t programming that allowed Karl the ability to choose a different path. It was his innate desire to learn that empowered him to be able to confidently make a risky choice. The most important skill that students can learn is actually not as simple as saying “programming” or “graphics design” or “workaholism”. It simply involves cultivating an incessant desire to learn and explore new things.
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