For this Carolina alum, an honors class begins a lifetime of education for the sake of learning as the goal

Lane McDonald, Institute for the Arts and Humanities

For the vast majority of my career as a student, I was a 92.5% kind of person.  Meaning, I would quickly figure out the minimum of what I needed to do in order to get full credit and then do that and only that; not a smidge more.  The aim was always to optimize the minimum-work-maximum-benefit equation, staying focused on the next “big goal” (good grades lead to a good college leads to a good job, etc.).

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