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Let's say, I'm both elated and frustrated.

elated
We just finished our first day of exams, and it was all worth it. The Rizal exam was a very, very, very easy one, far more than what i expected it to be difficult ( I was like, HUWhhHHat??, is this an exam or what?.lol). Thank God I did not dwell much on reviewing it early this morning.

frustrated
The exam in Seminar in Nursing proved to be a nose bleeding one, not only that, it was time consuming that I almost fall asleep halfway in answering those mind boggling questions ( I like, HHUWhhTtt??,can somebody help me??). I thought I was ready for it. I hate it. I was like guessing the whole period and staring flat in the questionnaire.

One more frustrating thing, our Prof just showed to us our class standing grade in Seminar and oh my oh my, I only accumulated 76 percent. Hindi ko kinaya. haay. very frustrating. anyways, I need to review for tomorrow's exam- It's gonna be Medical-Surgical Nursing.

Well, i just called this a day. move on. bad for me that I rationalized from the back of my mind..sige lang, there's always a next time!!

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