&lt;Tab/&gt;"Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination are omnipotent." - Calvin Coolidge
&lt;Tab/&gt;I learned the truth in Calvin's words only a few weeks ago. This year I'm taking
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I eventually can solve the problem if I preserver in finding the solution. I decided to apply this attitude to the new assignment. When I started working on it, I found that it was much easier because I had learned a great deal through all my problems with the first assignment. I finished the assignment on the first day, and used the rest of the week to repay Alex the taunting he dealt to me.