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Important Things I've Learned From Kids. This page is brought to you by UC Berkeley Parents Network Back to the Jokes & Quotes Collection (author unknown) 1.

Important Things I've Learned From Kids

It's more fun to color outside the lines. 2. If you're gonna draw on the wall, do it behind the couch. 3. Ask why until you understand. 4. Hang on tight. 5. The opinions and statements expressed on this page are those of parents who belong to the UC Berkeley Parents Network and should not be taken as a position of or endorsement by the University of California, Berkeley. This is an actual essay written by a college applicant. The author, Hugh Gallagher, now attends NYU. 3A. ESSAY: IN ORDER FOR THE ADMISSIONS STAFF OF OUR COLLEGE TO GET TO KNOW YOU, THE APPLICANT, BETTER, WE ASK THAT YOU ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTION: ARE THERE ANY SIGNIFICANT EXPERIENCES YOU HAVE HAD, OR ACCOMPLISHMENTS YOU HAVE REALIZED, THAT HAVE HELPED TO DEFINE YOU AS A PERSON? I am a dynamic figure, often seen scaling walls and crushing ice. I have been known to remodel train stations on my lunch breaks, making them more efficient in the area of heat retention. I translate ethnic slurs for Cuban refugees, I write award-winning operas, I manage time efficiently. Public, but Anonymous, Letters: Recently Delivered. A thoughtful letter from the past Dear FutureMe, Here I am, sitting in my room on a Sunday afternoon trying to research what happened to the children who were brainwashed by the Khmer Rouge.

Public, but Anonymous, Letters: Recently Delivered

I can't seem to find anything. Big woop. Anyways, I read some other people's letter. They seem to be about how much their life is fucked (p... A letter from the past Dear FutureMe, It is April 10th. Member me? I Hope atleast 1 of your dreams came true Dear FutureMe, by the time you get this you'll be 18 i hope atleast 1 wish came true like, marrying hayden panettiere, getting a Good job, having more then £20 at any 1 time, i hope Lizzie is still alive,i hope you still love that dog, DONT do any crime, DO help mum, remember you only have one ... Childhood Dear FutureMe, I just wanna make sure u remeber your...our....childhood Nada- our best friend, U BETTER NOT HAV RUINED THAT!

Meu futuro. You'll want to read this<3 Dear Future Josie Marie; Always remember who you are. J. . « Previous page · Next page » What You'll Wish You'd Known. January 2005 (I wrote this talk for a high school.

What You'll Wish You'd Known

I never actually gave it, because the school authorities vetoed the plan to invite me.) When I said I was speaking at a high school, my friends were curious. What will you say to high school students? So I asked them, what do you wish someone had told you in high school? I'll start by telling you something you don't have to know in high school: what you want to do with your life. If I were back in high school and someone asked about my plans, I'd say that my first priority was to learn what the options were.

It might seem that nothing would be easier than deciding what you like, but it turns out to be hard, partly because it's hard to get an accurate picture of most jobs. But there are other jobs you can't learn about, because no one is doing them yet. And yet every May, speakers all over the country fire up the Standard Graduation Speech, the theme of which is: don't give up on your dreams. Which is an uncomfortable thought. Upwind Now.