“Humbled”

I’m humbled by this post ūüėČ

Lily Zacharias

A few weeks ago, I sat down with my laptop and go-to study¬†playlist and¬†began my first ever practice GRE¬†exam. I was¬†THAT jerk in high school who never even looked at an ACT prep book, yet rolled into the test and got a score I never dreamed of being able to get, so naturally I was pretty confident in my abilities to whip out a killer score with minimum effort. I finished the test under time and excitedly clicked¬†‚ÄúView my Score.‚ÄĚ

So…I viewed my score. My incredibly, painfully low score. Ouch.

There I was: my ego crushed, my spirits low, my stomach craving ice cream. I went into the test expecting the absolute best, and left feeling utterly embarrassed that I thought I could conquer the GRE in one unprepared shot. In a word, I was humbled.

Which brings me to what this is really about:

There are three words that I absolutely abhor seeing on…

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