Exams, Intelligence and Studying

“Studying is soooo hard! I don’t understand anything.”
“You’re right. Nothing’s going inside my head. In one ear and out the other.”
“Ahhh! You’re “smart” so it doesn’t count. It’s easy for you to get good grades.”

I’ve been in these kind of conversations many times. Many students sitting for exams have no doubt shared their woes with each other, seeking comfort. From something as simple as a “Me too” to tips for exam answering. People who get good grades are usually called “smart” by their peers. As a student who regularly gets good grades, I have also experienced this. But really, how does this affect the people who are called “smart”?

These are all just my opinions based on my experience.

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