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Why it's good that I didn't get straight A's...

I've realized that a large part of my self esteem is based off of grades, so now I get to find other good things about me and understand that I can still be a good person without getting a 4.0It's humbling, even if I didn't think I was that cocky before. I get to think more about how classes affected my life instead of how that grade felt.Being smart is more than just getting A's. It's how you apply and use what you've learned.Life is more than grades.It encourages me to work harder next semester.It forces me to look at the bigger picture because otherwise I'll get depressed. The world isn't small pictures though, it's much bigger than individual moments.It's a good challenge to not compare myself to others.I'll appreciate the scholarship that I have right now more.I can sympathesize better with other people who got poor grades, which brings me closer with them.I am more thankful for the A's I did earn.I can learn that people don't j…