Preparation

Avatar Author: Textual Phoenix A former Ficleteer. Now, I am a Ficly acolyte - a Ficlyte, if you will. (You can thank uselessness for that term!) Spread the word, brothers and sisters! :-D 10/23/13 - Over 2 years since I last posted something her... Read Bio

Okay. Here we go. It’s time to start.

For the first time since I started going to school, I’m going to finish the year with a 4.0 GPA. Four-point-freaking-zero! I do this, and I’m getting that Porsche I pointed out to my dad last month. Sweet!

I just have to pass this last exam. Half of my grade is riding on this. Physics is my worst subject. Always has been. But I worked my ass off this year to get straight A’s. I can do this.

The secret is to not stress about it. I know the material. I can do this.

I close my eyes. Focus on the test. There is nothing else. No one else around me. Deep breaths. In. Out. In. Out. Equations float behind my eyelids. And they all make perfect sense.

More breathing. In and out. Slowly. I am focused. I am prepared. I will ace this…

My eyes snap open. Why is everyone getting up?

No! I meditated my way right through the exam! I didn’t even get to write my name!

Goodbye brand new Porsche. Hello twenty year old Peugeot.

Crap.

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  1. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    Hilarious. It felt like something was going to go horribly wrong, and you did a good job playing it up as going well right to the last second.

  2. Avatar Coccinella

    Yeah, pretty funny. It has a Bill and Ted feel to it. Party on, dudes. (please fix the typo though – ass off this year, not ass of…)

  3. Avatar Textual Phoenix

    Thanks, Coccinella. Missed that one. That’s what I get for typing when I’m tired. :-)

  4. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    who gets a porche? i knew something was fishy!

  5. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    porsche.. left out an s.. ;)

  6. Avatar Krulltar

    by the way, it’s goodbye, not good by… :)

    Great job in capturing the anxiety and stress of the moment.

    @elshahawk…you can spell Porsche anyway you want, but neither of us have one :(

  7. Avatar Raegan Dauterive

    haha, someone’s probably done that in real life too lol

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