I think we overestimate our ability not only to commit but to follow-through. Allow me to explain. Everyone is a go-getter intentionally, initially. We are primed to make the best of every opportunity. Yet the most enriching experiences are the result not of our mere attendance but of intense involvement. You have to be there, not just be there (inflect where appropriate). So the next time your name is called, be present.
Class is in session.
Life lessons await.