Exam Season

It was hard work but, over the next few months, Steve wrote all his work into note books from memory. He wrote down the mnemonics and colour coded the pages just as they were on his computer. Steve worked incessantly on the revision notes and went over them time and again to ensure everything was ordered and retrievable. He even had time to memorise most of the Law text book in the final weeks leading up to the exams. Although tired, he felt ready. Everything was falling into place despite the setback.

The exams went well for Steve. He was not all that good at Art, but did the required drawing and painting. The papers in Law went well, but History was a bit trickier. In his final exam, Steve finished early and rested his head on his arm. The other dangled to one side and he fell into a deep sleep. The sound of the invigilator announcing the exam had finished woke him. He blinked awake, looked around and saw a friend grinning. Making their way out of the hall, they met more friends and walked along the College corridors intent on celebrations.

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