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Wrestling with Life - My Letter to University of Maryland Athletic Director

Posted on April 4th, 2020

This Essay is broken down into two parts. Part I is my thoughts on wrestling as a metaphor for life. Part II is my recent letter to the Director of Athletics for the University of Maryland Terrapins. Part I: Wrestling as a Metaphor for Life.One of my most favorite art pieces is "Jacob Wrestling with the Angel" by Gustave Dore. It’s both simple in its appearance and complex in its meaning — a compression algorithm, of sorts. To live...

What Education Doesn’t Teach You: Training, Teamwork, and Pressure

Posted on March 16th, 2015

What high school kids don’t understand is that they are playing the wrong game. The edumacation game is entirely the wrong game to play. The end goal in the education game is to get the best grades. Why? Because you got to get into the best college. But what happens when you get into the best college? You end up with a ton of debt (perhaps) but worse you end up competing to get the best grades again. Then what happens when you end ...