Focus on ‘getting ahead’ can run contrary to being ‘Men for Others’

By Joe Skoog ’13
The Roundup

At Brophy, the constant call to help others can sometimes be offset by the equally constant calls to maintain a competitive spirit.

Being a “Man for Others” is mainly about attempting to help the less fortunate in our society.

However, there is also a fierce competitive spirit that arises from the quest to get into the best colleges, the best jobs and attain the brightest future.

Rather than being seen as an objective that many can achieve together, it is viewed through a singular lens.

A singular lens enables students to put the needs of others behind their own goals.

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