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When you hear the word exams, you usually get to be anxious about them, and about the possibility of passing or failing them. For me, exams are not a thing to be scared of. I know that some exams are very important in life but I don’t see a tragedy in failing them. You will always have a second chance to make things better as long as you will fight and learn more. I think that exams are not accurate measure of a person’s ability. Many people can get scared and they could panic and fail exams, not because they don’t have the necessary information to pass them, just because of the fact that they get very nervous, and usually they can’t concentrate enough. I understand them, because a few years ago it was a problem for me too. After a lot of exercises I managed to overcome my fears, and now I am very accustomed to exams. As a start point, we can say that people are different and it is a known fact that being different has its bonuses, but it also defines us and the way we can be and are appreciated. Therefore, an individual cannot necessarily be compared with another one because our minds and our talents don’t function in the same way. Exams test students for the same abilities ,in the same way. This can affect the grade or the overall measure of the ability tested. It is true that people have different talents, that people manifest themselves in various ways and domains. For example, an artist can choose to paint a picture of a beautiful landscape, while another artist can choose to create characters for a digital film. Both of them have the same talent, with slightly different preferences. So, is it fair to make both of them take an exam in which, for example, you have to do some web design? The artist doing the landscapes would be disadvantaged, and the artist doing the computer characters will have the upper hand. An interesting fact is that this is not a solitary case, and if you really think about it, most exams have their “unknown...
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