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Unformatted text preview: For as long as I can remember, studying and taking exams have brought an immense amount of stress into my life. The nervous thoughts about the questions on the test and then the cramming the night before in hopes of achieving a high grade. For many young people as I, the duration leading up to and during the exams is the time in which normal way of living is greatly altered. School examinations have been and always will be something in which most if students dread. Yet, there is hardly any educational system in the world that does not set examinations as a main part of their curriculum. Exams often do little more than measure a persons ability to take exams. I believe exams be outlawed in favor of another form of assessment. Exams have been around since 1858, as a result of schools approaching Oxford and Cambridge universities for local means of assessment. Exam has greatly changed since then but still should be banned because they test the students memory power rather than their analytical...
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2011 for the course ENG 110 taught by Professor Mccabe during the Fall '07 term at University of Delaware.
- Fall '07