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The “backup plan”

BigGuy grades day 2

BigGuy is still a-twitter about going to the state-sponsored math and science academy when he’s old enough. ¬†Knowing my son, I made sure to preemptively strike his negative side and discuss the alternate plans if he didn’t get in. ¬†It would be very much like him to be working very hard and push himself only to talk himself into being lazy with the excuse that “he might not get in anyway”.

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