I am biased against this because I used to be the smart kid but I do not find this to be funny at all. When I “finally” failed a test, all of my classmates except for my one best friend were making a huge deal out of it. They acted as though it was something unthinkable. They were looking at me as if I had grown another head. It made me feel like I wasn’t allowed to get a bad grade. I had to be perfect, or else I was weird. In the end, I was so stressed because of the pressure I even considered commiting suicide. It wasn’t pressure from my parents, they were okay with it. It was from my classmates who couldn’t grasp the fact I was only human.
So please, I’m begging you, if you have this smart classmate and they fail a test, do NOT laugh at them, do NOT insult them, do NOT make a big deal out of it. We’re all humans, we all make mistakes—don’t take this entitlement away from us.
OH MY GOD
Believe me, you do not need to remind the smart student(s) how badly they’ve done in class. We and our parents do enough of that.
You do not need to gloat about how we failed or did less than expected on a test. We’re already beating the crap out of ourselves because EVERYONE has come to expect that we’re fucking geniuses
I got an 80% on a test while five other students got higher marks than me and they were so surprised like “I can’t believe I got a higher mark than you” and “Wait, that's your mark?”
THE ‘SMART’ STUDENTS ARE NOT PURPOSELY TRYING TO MAKE YOU LOOK STUPID SO DON’T DO THE SAME TO THEM
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