11 Lessons College Forgot To Teach You About The Real World


Nicole Breeden | February 20, 2014 - 10:19 am

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3.  Math Classes Will Never Come In Handy

How many pointless math classes did you have to endure just to break into your desired field those last two years? Somehow, in order to study journalism, I had to jump through calculus hoops to prove that my mathematical senses were still in tact. I remember one day during a meticulous calculus 1 course, I asked my teacher mid lesson,” how I will apply these formulas later in life?” I interpreted my professor’s cold blank stare as a response of; “You won’t, but do it anyways.” In college, I knew there would be no correlation to my headache in solving for “x” in my path of journalism.