February 4, 2010

I’ve Still Got It!

Tuesday I had a Biology test. This is the first test I’ve taken for a few years now in the college setting. I’ve never been really that great at science (or math). Basics I can get just fine but anything too extensive gives me a migraine.

This test covered 4 chapters and one of them was on chemistry mainly. I took chemistry at UCF. I didn’t enjoy it – at all. Good thing that was just an intro to course (which was all my major required). The other 3 chapters for this biology test were on basics of biology, evolution, taxonomy, etc.

The test covered way more of the chemistry part than I thought would be on there. I studied it all pretty evenly though. Still, all the chemistry words and such sounded/looked similar when I was staring at it on the test. Ever get this feeling of panic?

After the test, our professor said that she’d try to get them graded by the next day. I worked a very long shift yesterday and forgot about checking on the grade until this morning.

I login to our online portion of the class, and see my grade is a 91. I blink. What? A 91?!? Then I see the class average is a 53 and the median is a 68. Wow. I did way better than I thought and I made an A! I’m still in shock.

Just to make sure my eyes weren’t confusing my brain in some weird psychological way (which I have a test on that next Monday), I had my Mom check it to make sure. Yup. I made a 91.

This A on an exam really makes me feel like I can do it, and do it well. Hopefully I do as well on the following tests and other biology courses I have yet to take before becoming a RN.

8 comments:

Melanie's Randomness said...

Oh Congrats!! That's a great grade!! Yeah I recently contemplated going for my Masters & then realized Oh I'm going to have take tests again & cringed a lil. Good for you for doing good!! You still got it!! =)

the girl in stiletto said...

oh way to go sheri!!! that was brilliant. a 91 at biology is absolutely amazing :) glad you still got your mojo hehe.

if i was to take another biology test, i'm sure i'd flunk. cuz apparently nothing i've learned in biology class applies to medicine ahaha.

learnxtoxfly said...

Congrats!!! I never really was good at bio (had to take it in high school.) =(

But thats aweeesome!!

Andhari said...

Way to go, Sher. You're really smart! I'm happy for you.

Lee said...

Congratulations! That's so great!!
I'm happy for you! :)
I'm so dreading biology. I've avoided it this long.

tori said...

thanks for following. :) When going to school to get my RN, I HATED chemistry (biology was ok) I had to take it twice just to pull a C. UGH! Congrats on the A!! Keep it up!

Liz said...

Congrats on your A!!

SMILE said...

Good job Girl!