1. Waking up in the morning and feeling prepared for your test.
2. When you get the correct answer to that tough problem that you guessed on.
3. When the teacher gives you a smile while handing you back your test.
4. Contagious laughter of your study group.
5. When the pop quiz is cancelled because of teacher absence.
6. Finding change in your pocket for a snack during a testing break.
7. When your cold gets better the day before finals.
8. Looking up at the ceiling and praying for the test to be over.
9. Finding out a calculator is allowed!
10. The brief moment of silence after the teacher says, “Pencils down.”
11. When a friend tells you they answered the hard question the same way.
12. When the teacher says, “Read all the directions before starting” and the last direction says, “You followed my instructions, turn your paper in and have a great break.”
13. The moment your head hits your pillow after the test.
14. Thankful you didn’t take that last sip of water before starting the test.
15. Finally getting a good grade on a paper after previous failures.
16. Thankful you brought that jacket to the testing center.
17. Hugging a parent or friend when the big exam is over.
18. Opening an ice cold beverage after the test.
19. Getting a second chance on a big exam.
20. Driving away from the testing center.
21. When you hold off buying that expensive study guide and a friend gives you the same book at the friend price point.
22. When you hit a long string of green lights on the way to the testing center.
23. When you realize you studied all the right definitions during the test.
24. Surprisingly, the teacher cancels the exam and gives everyone an A.
25. Finding that perfect study prep song to keep you motivated.
26. Getting a long vacation right after you finish your test.
27. When the bell rings and the teacher forgot the pop quiz.
28. When you take the perfect selfie before your test.
29. Listening to the rain after you have answered all the questions on the test.
30. The feeling of finally meeting your own expectations after a test.
31. Hearing your name called for a testing achievement.
32. Knowing that you gave 110% to get the highest possible score.
33. Winning a bet with your mom about your test score.
34. Seeing the computer tell you that you passed the test.
35. Disputing a question with a teacher and getting awarded extra points.
36. Acing the trivia bonus question at the end of the test.
37. When you tell your friends on twitter that you passed and the congratulations start rolling in.
38. Finishing your test with just one second to spare.
39. Walking out the door of the testing center with confidence.
40. Taking that first deep breath of fresh air outside the testing center.