I spent more than two decades worth of Septembers going “back to school”. Reminiscing about elementary, secondary, and university days are as natural to me as breathing when the calendar turns and we are greeted with crisp morning air. Although school offers many opportunities for development, such as social or recreational, it is most closely identified with learning. Every year presents a selection of course material to learn. Thus, we had an end in sight: learn enough stuff by the end of the year to prove yourself with a passing test grade. At the very end you could accumulate enough proof of learning to get rewarded with a fancy piece of paper; a piece of paper many see as the entrance requirement to a happy, prosperous life.

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