School · Studying

Story-time With Herminia Chow

Story-time With Herminia Chow is now officially a title of one of my posts because I think it sounds cool. Even though it probably doesn’t. In all honesty, I have no idea what else to call what I’m about to say.

Today, my history teacher quizzed us.

He told the class beforehand to read the first two chapters in our textbook. I’d be lying if I said I did the readings properly.

Two students had led a seminar and some of the information they presented was, lo and behold, on the quiz. I didn’t participate at all. Plus I know I zoned out a few times as well.

There were also similar questions to a worksheet he assigned the day he wasn’t here. I actually completed this worksheet. But my wonderful brain decides to get these questions and only these questions wrong. Questions I should have known the answers to.

I somehow still managed to get the highest mark. So did everyone else not attempt the readings, not listen to the seminar, and not bother with the worksheet?

For once, my guessing game was strong. Everything I guessed, I got right.

By the way, I wrote a follow-up article on test-taking. The post was published yesterday: Keep Calm and Get Straight A’s: What to Do Before, During and After Every Test.

The irony is not lost on me here.

And you wonder why I don’t study. Or rather why I despise it with a passion.

6 thoughts on “Story-time With Herminia Chow

  1. I think it’s a good title. 🙂

    That’s pretty good that you were about to get a good mark on that quiz. If that was me I would have failed. I’m not good at history at all.

    Also, I loved the article. I love all the articles you write on that site. They’re so well done and so true.

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  2. Hmm. There might be a story in there somewhere! Hard to believe (though I do believe you) that you got the highest mark. I clicked over and read your test-taking Hints from Herminia. Very good hints!
    Elouise

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