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reality of study

i just registered for the next semester a few hours ago, and on my way home i was contemplating on a few things in my head. one of these things that interested me a lot was the thought that maybe going to school is much like the everything else that goes around in life.

first of all, it is a commitment you choose to make if you want to get something out of it. you practically invest your time and effort to gain a profit from that investment (knowledge and wisdom). but during your investment, there are a lot of side shows that are worth noting. such as the pursuit for knowledge, and the wisdom you garner while on your journey.

i realized that during registration (or enrollment) we renew our commitment to this search for knowledge, and thus our investment for more profit increases the capital, and such the collateral - which are your grades and future - increases with it. if we then graduate, and finish this chapter of our lives, then the profit must either amount to or exceed the investment we have put in - otherwise, we are at a loss. does this make sense? i think i will elaborate.

in our investment, we count the number of hours we study, the number of sacrificed moments for leisure, and the agony we endure during the exams and the like. our profit is measured by the amount of knowledge we gain, the amount of wisdom we amass, and the satisfaction we feel when we get past certain challenges.

in order to make the most of our investments, we maximize our profits by taking advantage of the opportunities in which we could make profit taking actions. like in group studies, we gain social interaction while investing, a bonus from the basic profits that we take. in sports fests, we get exercise, and a competitive environment different from competition in the classroom.

and by the time we graduate, we must be able to say that yes, i have gained back what i have invested, and now i have more to invest into my next venture - which is either employment or business. either way, we must make sure that we profit from our investment, so that we dont face a deficit upon investing on our next venture.

hope this all makes sense to you... chill! ;)

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