Being a public company is really terrible for most companies. I'd say Facebook and Google have done a pretty good job of standing up to the incredible quarterly pressure to hit numbers, but most companies - and I've observed a lot now - don't do a very good job of that.
I stopped playing in Jr. events when I was 12 and played women's.
I went to public school my whole life. It was a performing arts school, so I can't say if it was a typical experience or not, because it's all I know.
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