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How does the Co-op Bank Pre-Paid Card make life easier for a student in school?

High school, ain’t just about academics. It’s full of surprises. There’s a whole lot to learn. There’s the inevitable social angle: How do you relate with people from other communities? It prepares a student for a larger world with strange languages, other tribes and cultures. There’s the societal standing. A lot of students hail from poor to average backgrounds, high school is one long lesson on how to not compare self with others. A youngling learns how to integrate with people hailing from completely different backgrounds. It is what it is. A factor that remains constant is the clamour by senior students to take advantage of new, naive students. While over the years the bullying dragon has largely been slayed, it still exists in other forms. The typical bully’s magnet is the allure of pocket money. The ingenious seniors employ all sorts of uncanny tricks to relieve newcomers of their pocket money. Some were straight incredulous – say, a senior would come into the form one class dressed in smart casual clothes, pretending to be some club’s patron – and, he’s on a quest to recruit new members. The wide-eyed freshers would be awed by the smartly-dressed club patron, and the registration fee would be fixed at a modest 100 bob. Freshers would scramble to register. That’s how freshers would be dubed to join fictitious clubs – The Forest Club, The Young Rotary Club, et al. It’s common, and unethical, but senior students would break into the fresher’s lockers and boxes. The trick to safeguard this money was to think like a thief – how best to hide your money. A lot of freshers would spend weeks walking around with money in their socks. Or, rolled up in polythene and buried somewhere in the school grounds. It was hectic. A...

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