Thank you for your answer! At the time it felt like I stopped because it was too hard, now it’s comforting to think it just wasn’t the right fit for me. But I also don’t want to subscribe to the idea that working hard is useless when the thing you’re working hard for isn’t necessarily the right fit. Though I’ve never done it myself, I’m a big fan of beating the odds. But you’re right, college really isn’t for everyone (and the dwindling value of a college degree now isn’t very motivating). In the end I’m glad I changed course 😌. Thank you again for this 😊

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