Did you just scrape by with elementary school education? Just finishing high school? Maybe you’re putting yourself through college, or you’ve finished your doctorate, or you’ve shunned the school system, and are entirely self-taught. We bet we’ve got a pretty solid guess after you take this quiz!
How many diplomas hang on your wall?
Seven, all from different schools.
The one from kindergarten graduation
None. You don’t believe in flaunting it
Who would you thank in a graduation speech if you were named valedictorian?
Your fellow graduates and your parents
Your boyfriend or girlfriend
Your academic advisor, your family and your children
What’s a valedictorian?
You wouldn’t go to the ceremony in the first place. They’re long, pretentious and boring
What’s in your bookshelf?
Romance novels and Archie comics
See Spot Run and stuffed animals
Philosophy books and your cactus
Textbooks, classics, reference materials, and your thesis
Textbooks, classics, required reading for elective classes and spy thrillers
What do you do when you’re interested in a subject?
Do some casual research
Ask Mom about it
Find an adult continuing education class at the community college
Research it obsessively
How many languages do you speak?
One – English
Two – English and Pig Latin, if it counts
Three – English, French and Latin
Two – English and Spanish, which you learned spending second year abroad
Seven – all very casually
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Watch the news
Spend time outside
Visit art galleries
Perhaps you’re a doctor of medicine, philosophy or literature. No matter what your speciality, you’re highly educated and value the institution of traditional education. That’s great, but make sure you have the life skills to go with it!
Whether you’re going through college now, or have finished in 10 years ago, we’re putting you in our college category. You liked school well enough, but because you wanted the experience and to get a good job after graduation. You’re not obsessed with getting degree after degree like some people. You tend to have a good work-life balance.
in high school
You’re on your way! High school is a stepping stone for many people. It’s always a good idea to pursue more educational. Think about what you’re interested in, what you’d like to do eventually, and make it happen by applying for post-secondary education!
elementary school level
Unless you’re still 12 years old (which is possible), school never meant too much to you. Teachers and parents might say that you would do so well if you applied yourself, but you think you’ve got better things to do with your time. We’re here to tell you that having a base level of formal education is important. Be cool. Stay in school.
Diplomas on the wall mean nothing to you. It’s just a piece of paper, you think. But that doesn’t mean that you’re not intelligent. In fact, you might be one of the smartest, most savvy, interesting and well-read people that your friends know. You’ve always thought you’ve been more street smart than book smart, and that’s great. Just realize that in the real world, many employers will want to see those credentials.