11:15 PM: "GRADES ARE UP!!" read a message from Val, a girl I met in my macroeconomics class.
Shock. That was fast... a mere two days had passed since we wrote the final exam.
I jumped out of bed, grabbed my laptop, logged onto my university portal. Nothing. No grades.
"They're not there!!" I practically yelled into the phone as soon as V answered.
"Check your e-mail, Kate."
There it was... the most anticipated, yet most dreaded e-mail of the year. The Excel attachment would reveal my grade for the last undergraduate university class I'd ever take...