Behind the Scenes
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I recently graduated from Harvard and am now studying at law school.

The best thing about Harvard was the people they are extremely motivated and everyone has something about their past that is extraordinary. I wish I had had more time for a social life.

One incredible thing about college that many students take for granted is this: Never again will you live in such close contact with so many people your age who are seeking answers to many of the same questions that you are also grappling with. If you have an open mind, you can gain so much insight by listening to classmates. It may sound cliche, but it is true that the most growth and learning that takes place in college occurs outside the classroom.

It is very easy to get sucked in to the kind of grade-grinding that makes your whole self-worth based completely on a paper or an exam. It was very easy here to forget to nurture that other part of you that comprises your outlook, your belief system, your personal ideologies.