Prompt: Discuss an accomplishment or event, formal or informal, which marked your transition from childhood to adulthood within your culture, community, or family. My transition from a mermaid to a scientist wasn’t necessarily my choice, but boy am I glad it happened. “Five more minutes, dad!” was all you heard, and wrinkled hands waving frantically … Read more Break Your Neck!
The lessons we take from failure can be fundamental to later success. Recount an incident or time when you experienced failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience? My junior year of high school, I took Honors Biology. Although I expected to do well, as I had always had … Read more Finding Opportunities for Self-improvement in Failure