22 Secrets The Smart Kid In Class Wouldn't Tell You
Shush, please. I can't hear what the teacher is saying!
You found it incredibly frustrating when someone tried to cheat by copying your hard work.
You had an interesting study habit that you swore by.
People assumed you didn't have any other interests beyond the realm of academics.
You were always expected to begin a study group.
Keeping your daily planner organized was an absolute must.
Additionally, you always kept your binders organized with class-specific, color-coded dividers.
You felt OK about doing more than half of the work for a group project, mainly because none of the other group members had a vision like yours.
You've had some ~serious~ breakdowns when you thought about your GPA dropping.
You only joined certain organizations to beef up your resume, not because you had a strong liking for them.
In addition to the stress of school, having your parents on your back about performing well in school was another struggle.
And sometimes, you didn't need your parents pressuring you to keep great grades because you were hard enough on yourself already.
It was hard to quell your excitement whenever the teacher pointed out that you did something especially magnificent.
Resisting the urge to correct the teacher when they made a mistake was especially difficult.
You felt the need to deflect conversations about the SAT, even though you wanted to brag.
You felt kind of attacked when everyone found out you got a lower grade than what was expected of you.
You felt slighted for some weird reason when the teacher didn't call on you, although you were clearly waving your hand frantically.
Because you performed well in school, everyone wanted to know what grade you got on tests and quizzes.
You had an irrational fear that you'd never be successful if you were to ever get a C in a class.
You somehow always managed to work in how many AP classes you were taking into any conversation.
You spent a lot of time in the school's library, even when you didn't necessarily have to be there.
You loved reading ahead in many of your classes because you were genuinely interested in the course material.
You know you were an insufferable know-it-all.
And you kind of loved it.
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