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20 Things We Wish We Learnt In School
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Published: May 10, 2016

After graduating school and starting your job everyone realises one thing. School did not teach them a lot. You learnt about Pythagorean theorem, you know what chlorophyll is and you know how to remember a lot of dates and numbers for a short period of time but you have no idea how to open a bank account or honestly who to call to make a doctor’s appointment.

Here are some things you wish you learnt in school

1. That giving exams, test and quizzes¬†doesn’t prepare you for work life

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2. Sometimes not getting what you want is actually beneficial for you

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Source: whisper.sh

3. It’s important to work hard, but it’s even more important to work smart

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4. Failing is really not the end of the world

Everyone fails

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5. How to live on a budget

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Source: atrl.net

6. It’s not important to be one of the cool kids

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7. Holding on to hate isn’t beneficial to anyone

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Source: furillendotorg.files.wordpress.com

8. Not everyone who is nice to you is your friend

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9. How to deal with assholes

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10. Not everyone will like you and that’s fine

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Source: gifstorage.net

11. How to not be an asshole

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12. People are selfish, and sometime you will be too

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13. How to change a tyre

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14. You will be judged for things you never thought about for example Money/looks/social standing

You’re not a loser

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15. How to write a cheque + paying bills + paying taxes

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16. Learn how to cook

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17. That life keeps moving on even if you don’t want to

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Source: lifehack.org

18. It’s never to late to start something new

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19. Your family is more important than your friends

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20. Your parents do a lot for you and you will only realise it when they are gone

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Is there anything else that schools should teach children?