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Calming my silly worries

  1. Oct 26, 2009 #1
    I had an analysis mid-term today. I misread a question and while checking my test over, I realized I had misread it, but there wasn't enough time to fix the mistake. I will get partial marks on the question. I feel like I will probably be getting a 95% or so, which I know is great, but for some silly reason I can't get it off my mind.

    I always tell myself that if I know I can get 100%, which I know I could've gotten on the test, then there is no excuse to get below that, and right now this is really bugging me.

    Any advice?
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  3. Oct 26, 2009 #2


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    A 95% is a great score. No one is perfect. We should hold ourselves to a high standard, but not one that is unachievable.

    There is no need to worry about it.
  4. Oct 29, 2009 #3
    seriously, get over it.
  5. Oct 29, 2009 #4


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    I've never scored 100% on an exam, and it's not done me any harm. 5% is not going to make any difference in the long run.
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