Many years ago, as a teenager, I applied for a job at a local fast food restaurant. The application asked for high school grade point average. Being an excellent student, I happily and proudly put down my GPA. In the interview, the manager looked down at my application and then back at me. “Is this correct?” he asked.
“Yes,” I said.
He closed the folder and said, “We’re looking for people who don’t make school a priority.” And that ended my job interview.
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