A two-prong approach to the study of writing, Spanish for formal study and English for leisure, may enrich your worldview.
If you are getting the best grades you can, focus on your goals. Fighting unreasonable parents is not worth the energy.
When your prof asks for your opinion, you should provide a well-thought-out answer.
Who is the arrogant one in this situation: the PhD graduate or the unschooled friend?
Choosing a college major based on interest in languages may depend on what kind of languages you enjoy, combined with what kind of career you are hoping for.
Maybe you are one of those people who would like to have good grades to please a parent or get a great job or top university, but deep down you’re tired of school and need the extra stimulation of gaming.
A person can be a good Christian in a top College if he or she respects the mental and physical space of others, celebrating the faith with like-minded people.
Just because our natural talents are different from those of our parents and siblings does not mean we are "dumb" or stupid.
You will be happier and more successful if you follow your natural talents and "do what your are."