Final completed: 2 of 4
Philosophy. I was dreading this final like nothing else because i feel as though i just don’t know the material. Sure, i’d listened to the lectures and went to almost all of the classes; in fact, i even read almost all of the many reading materials assigned to us. However, i was left with this aching lack of knowledge that would surely come back to bite me in the ass during the final.
Surprisingly, my ass is fine. The final was a comprehensive series of three essays, but in all but one case i was entirely well prepared to choose a position and defend it. I was a tad bit alarmed to find myself the last student to still be writing at the end of the final period, but my essay writing skills are entirely based on my experience with Advanced Placement tests, which means i come ready to write for the full amount of time allowed and more if i can manage it! When i brought up my test booklet my professor handed me my last paper, simply stating “Very good.” I figured this equated at least to a B, so i just left the empty lecture hall reading his commentary on my dissection of Sartre’s “The Wall.” Halfway back to the apartment i made it to the last page to see a bold “A” in black pen with the word “Excellent” written underneath.
I might get a B. My election results could actually turn out good.
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