Competition is a part of life that can’t be avoided. Even when we don’t realize we are doing it, we all try our hardest at what we do often trying to rise above everyone else. In the school days many types of competition are nurtured and encouraged from very young ages. Little children are put in different activities and programs to perform their very best. The Competition for grades is a healthy almost necessary influence on students.Competing for grades will help a student to make use of their talents. Without a goal or incentive most students will become apathetic and not see any reason to try in school.Competition has taught people to run in the race of success and the few who push others behind and move forward, are the winners.