The Art of Choosing What to Do With Your Life

From a New York Times guest essay by Benjamin Storey and Jenna Silber Storey headlined “The Art of Choosing What to Do With Your Life”:

Our star student walks up to the lunch table with what seems like good news. The fellowship is now hers; next fall she will be off to teach English on the other side of the globe. She has trained her energies on this goal for many months and wants to accept it in grateful triumph. But her eyes are red and tired. She is not sure she wants the prize she has worked so hard to win.