The Hindsight Notes is a recurring section created for all you readers wanting to participate in THL, but lacking time to write a full letter. Each Note is composed of a question. All you need to do is answer it, in the form of a comment (below).
This week’s topic is: Your Worst Exam.
The stress of exam season is something that continues to haunt me well into my adult life. I have a recurring nightmare in which I realize that I have an exam in an hour for a class that I have neither attended, nor have I studied the material. The sheer, gut-wrenching panic is something that consistently causes me to wake up in a cold sweat and be eternally grateful that my school career has come to a close.
So this week, we want to hear all about your scariest, longest, toughest, absolute worst exam. What about it made it so terrible? The format? The subject matter? The fact that you studied for something completely different from the stuff that wound up on the paper in front of you?
As always, I’ll start us out: