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Our Bloated Report Cards

By Grace Bell

December 1, 2016

I had spent hours the night before reading and rereading my essay due the next day. I checked my sources, scoured the online thesaurus for an elevated vocabulary, and pushed the page in front of my parents to ask their opinion. As I slid my essay into the turn-in box, I was proud of the work I had d...