My wife and I had a running disagreement about my colleges grades, she thought I was putting myself down and saying they were worse than they were. So I ordered my transcript. I didn’t know that I had ADD when I was in college and I had no strategies for coping with it. The grades were about as bad as I remembered.
Along with the transcript came instructions for computing grade point average, which they didn’t provide, and I was ready to do that. Then I paused -“why?” What would the benefit be? It wasn’t like I had nothing else to do and needed to fill in some empty time. It was pretty easy to estimate just by looking at the grades – probably around a C. Identified this as a distraction. Skipped the distraction. Good.
college was pretty miserable – if only I had had strategies and known how to study.