Jeane Kohl-Welles Via Email
Please allow me to introduce myself. When I was in grade school, I started getting into all kinds of trouble. A bright teacher realized I needed an IQ test. I never finished that test because I found an error in one of the questions. In other word, I was so smart I broke the test! But then they found someone connected to MENSA to help out. My IQ at 8 years old was tested at 169. A “dummy” I’m not. So my school put me into the “Mentally Gifted Minors” program. But after only one year the funding was cut. This forced me back in to “general population” in school which was a complete disaster. Why? Because our school system isn’t designed for people who are in the top two percentile of intelligence.
I learned I could take a test at 15 years old which would allow me to leave high school and go into community college. By 16 years old, I was in the local community college preparing…