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What I Know Now: Letters to My Younger Self

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2008

    GREAT book!

    I encountered this book on an airplane. I was flying back to Florida from an interview in another state and being 22 years old, just having graduated, I felt like this book was talking to me! The passenger next to me saw me reading Sky Mall magazine and took the initiative to offer me 'What I Know Now' as an alternative (which I thought was a bit of a metaphor). It was a blessing in disguise. I felt so much better after reading it!... got home and purchased a copy for me and a friend!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2006

    My New Favorite Book to Share With Friends...

    I picked up this book by chance and enjoyed it so much that I immediately bought 12 copies to share with important people in my life! Although not a new idea, all of us wish we could have known then what we know now! This book made me laugh, cry, think, and smile. The stories shared allow the reader to be inspired by the fact that we all face adversities and crossroads in our lives and each one of us has to look within ourself to discover the motivation, strength, courage, wit and humor to carry on... Since reading the book, I have been writing my own letter to my younger self and truly enjoying the journey...

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 3, 2008

    Wish I Knew!!

    I have great respect for some of the contributors to this book and was excited about my purchase. However, reading the letters from individuals such as Vanna White and Heather Mills was painful and pointless. Overall, great concept but barely touched the surface.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 4, 2007

    Reunion Gift

    This book was included in my 35th college reunion packet. It was a wonderful gift for each of us attending since we had previously sent in our own 'letter to our college self' to be placed in our reunion memory book telling what we know now and wished we'd known then. This book was a wonderful treat to receive!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2007

    A great addition to my college reunion!

    The book is amazing, both as an informative journal and a reflective guideline. As a coordinator of my 35th College Class Reunion, I gave each attendee a copy and used it as the theme for the weekend, asking everyone to respond in kind by giving advice to THEIR younger selves upon graduation from college. The response was terrific...and very revealing!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 16, 2011

    nothing special

    Unfortunately, I didn't find this book interesting or useful. I liked the idea of it, but when I read through the chapters I could see that only few of the letters were written in a fun, entertaining and educational way. First I wanted to give this book as a present to my friend, but it doesn't contain enough wisdom or experience to be really helpful. I remember buying a very similar book few years ago for my younger sister. I don't remember the name of it, but there were love notes from real people and it was so beautifully designed and edited that we read that book together few times, finding so many things that both of us could relate to. We still quote some letters from that book and it was a big help for my sister when she broke up with her boyfriend. When I finished "What I Know Now" I didn't feel any connection with the women who wrote the letters. Maybe I expected to learn more from them, considering how much they succeeded in life.

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