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15 Things Nobody Understands About Exams

15 Things Nobody Understands About Exams

15 Things Nobody Understands About Exams

No one enjoys exams, they’re boring, they take forever and they’re usually filled with silences that are only really punctuated with occasional coughs and that one person who keeps going to the toilet and there are parts that nobody understands about exams.

We’ve dug deep into the world of the interweb to find the best GIFs, memes and general feelings about how no one is able to understand about exams.

Whether it be Master Yoda, The Big Bang Theory or Fantasia, there are plenty of different reactions to the stressful and difficult world of exams.

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Here are the common things that nobody understands about exams – and no matter how many of them that you actually take, they’ll never become clear anyway…


1. That they hurt you

1. That they hurt you

2. That they are literally impossible on occassion

2. That they are literally impossible on occassion

3. The fact you hate it when people say 'try your best'

3. The fact you hate it when people say 'try your best'

4. That they can make you lose it

4. That they can make you lose it

5. And realise you don't need to sleep really

5. And realise you don't need to sleep really

6. Why do I have to be with all these people in this room?

6. Why do I have to be with all these people in this room?

7. And why do I have to write on this small desk

7. And why do I have to write on this small desk

8. Why do I need to learn so much?

8. Why do I need to learn so much?

9. How can he be allowed to pass?

9. How can he be allowed to pass?

10. Why do I need to think so much right now?

10. Why do I need to think so much right now?

11. If there was a way out then why hasn't it been shown to me?

11. If there was a way out then why hasn't it been shown to me?

12. Why do they have to happen right after a break?

12. Why do they have to happen right after a break?

13. Why do they seem to pop out of nowhere?!

13. Why do they seem to pop out of nowhere?!

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