It’s good to fail sometimes

When I was a freshman, I gathered all my meager self-confidence and sent a writing sample to the Newswire. I was soundly ignored. On the long list of Things I Don’t Handle Well, failure is in the top three, along with flirtatious conversation and Excel spreadsheets. To give you an idea of just how much I hate failure, I am currently pursuing an economics degree purely out of spite because I failed the first quiz in Dr. Yi’s Principles class two years ago. So when I never heard back from the Newswire, I was ready to burn everything I had … Continue reading It’s good to fail sometimes