I realized after I'd gotten out on my own that all those years of school I'd had really weren't useful. Yes, stay in school btw because you need it for college. But the bones I have to pick are the things I never learned how to do: balance a check book, get loans for college, have healthy relationships, how to buy a vehicle, driving said vehicle (we didn't GET driving classes), how to build a resume, and any other of the hundreds of things I suddenly had to do every day and didn't have a clue about. I may have learned every US capital (and immediately forgotten them), but I can't build a savings plan. What gives?
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