High school is a trying time for everyone. Hormones are raging and grades are just as important as breathing if you really want to get into the college of your dreams. Sure, you learn a few valuable things in high school, but more often than not you’ll find yourself wondering, “how am I going to use this in real life?”
What’s the point of learning the capitals of all 50 states besides nerdy bragging rights? Nothing. With the answer to most questions now just a few keystrokes away, it’s hard to see why we should memorize the capitals. Think about it, have you ever been asked to recite them for work or in casual conversation? I assume the answer is no (and if the answer is yes, who are you hanging out with??).