The Mindful Survey: School

Pep rallies... Bag lunches... Jazz improv? This issue we asked readers about school, and the answers might teach you a thing or two.

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Is school a good thing?

What’s your ideal school type?

58% think public school is the best option. Private and independent schools tie in second place at 17% apiece. Almost no one likes the school of hard knocks (2%).

What was your favorite subject in school?

Only 3% chose gym. Because no one likes gym. Just kidding! Exercise is important.

Should meditation be taught in school?

95% say yes it should. We agree.

How do you keep in touch with old classmates?

42% use Facebook or other social media to stay in contact, and almost as many don’t keep in touch at all (41%).The rest opt for the occasional phone call (10%) or chat over coffee or lunch (7%).

What’s one thing you wish you’d learned in school? That it’s not all about the grades How to fix my computer Not to sweat the small stuff Jazz improvisation How to communicate with girls How to take life less seriously Meditation!!!!!!!! The value of curiosity How not to get pregnant Popular answers: How to be confident How to manage stress Financial planning and
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