19 years ago I was in grad school at the University of Texas. I was taking a senior level programming class for my engineering degree. I worked my buns off! It’s one of the hardest classes I’ve ever taken. After spending countless hours on programming assignments, I made a C.
That was devastating for me. One, because I didn’t make C’s. It was ok for other people to make C’s,but not me. That was a big blow to my identity. I had always been the smart girl. Smart girls don’t make C’s. Two, because I could lose my fellowship. Three, because I had worked so dog gone hard!Continue Reading