On what endures

Amy receives a notification on Facebook: a new person just liked a video of a dance routine she choreographed in college ten years ago.

Justin receives an email from a current student, thanking him for writing the first op-ed in the college newspaper calling for trans-friendly restrooms on campus, eight years ago.

Nisha receives an endorsement on LinkedIn from the CTO of a popular messaging app, praising the code she wrote as a summer intern five years ago.

The clearest signal of what matters is what endures.

Fascinating that the work we did that mattered most was rarely done inside a classroom.

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