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Fail now. Fail hard

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13:15 PM | 6 June 2014

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Jack Smith, a student at Watford, writes to anyone still at university. He discusses why you should be taking risks while you can, not worrying about your grade doing things "right".

This is for anyone at university.


You’ve probably got a really big essay at the moment.

Or a project.

Or a presentation.

You’re shitting yourself.

Are you going to be in the word count?

Over the word count?

Are your references right?

Have you quoted the right people?

Are you doing what everyone else is doing?

What’s your friend written for that bit?

Maybe you should look at their answer.

See if what you’re doing is right.


Stop.


Please.


You are at university.

You’re secure.

You don’t have clients.

You’re not spending anyone else’s money.

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