Even in ihe high schools and grade schools, superiority or greater effort in a few directions could be made a condition. One child might develop a superior handwriting, another a superiority in geography, another an unusual competence in writing letters, or handling correspondence … the critical point would be the pressure brought to bear on the child to do extra work, unusually intensive work, and highly disciplined work in a particular field … The mere habit of developing superiority is a preparation for success in later life