"It's okay. You'll be alright."
"A number doesn't define you. A test score doesn't define you.
You're greater than that."
"Tell that to the people who decided that cramming 70+ questions
on a sheet of paper and saying I should know and answer
everything in 10 minutes is a good plan to judge if I'm a good
and knowledgeable person. Tell that to the people who pay
thousands upon thousands to get into college. Tell that to the
people who stay up for hours and hours trying to pass an exam
they'll forget about the next week. Tell that to the people who
are pure geniuses and have the privilege to go anywhere and do
anything. Tell that to the business bosses who won't even glance
my way unless I have a bachelors degree. Tell those people that a
number doesn't define me. They won't listen. They'll look at my
skin and look at my gender and look at the number that has graded
me for 12+ years and say ' I'm sorry. You aren't qualified. '
That simply isn't how the world works and I simply don't fit