Tamilnadu, Odisha, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and many more states have declared the higher secondary class 12 results. The hype and hoopla, although receded, have not rested still as the anxiety of what next prevails. For students who have topped the scores, heartiest congratulations! For those who have missed their target and those who have failed, wait, you too have a reason to celebrate because you have foot the year-long journey of pressure and stress.
How to deal with the post results anxiety and still be successful?
Face the music
You know you have not studied or something went awry that you could not perform well in exams. Now, there is no magic that could have happened with your results, so why act abnormally? Accept the fruit of your work, no matter if it is sour or sweet because you have sowed it. There is no use crying over spilt milk, so move on with life. Get thinking about what best you can do next.
Talk your parents into reality
There is no reason to blame parents for their expectations for all they mean by doing it on you is to see you happy always. Sit with them and explain to them what has happened and what can be done. Low marks can never buy you happiness, but high spirits can. Not that you should not repent for your mistake in underperforming but too much of guilt could kill your next performance. So it is better to frankly talk about it to your parents and discuss your future career plans.
Every cloud has a silver lining
Worst case, you might have flunked in the exams. Does that mean that your life is doomed? NO! You still have multiple choices to move ahead. You could either take up the re-exam and get serious with its preparations or apply for some diploma courses that demands only a class 10 graduation. Again, diploma is not going to undervalue your career prospects because you could still go for a degree after diploma.
For further course of action, it is the best option for you to research about the career opportunities available for courses by browsing, asking the experts, people around, reading magazines, books and watching videos. This activity will guide you into what exactly you can do next after this disappointing results.
You would have now been used to being compared with other bright students and marked as a loser in their yardstick. It is time to weed out such negative people from your life and realise that you are unique. Haven't you heard that Bill Gates was a school drop out? Get equipped with good come back statements like that and get the confidence to grow in life. On the contrary, it is advisable to remember the mistakes and stay humble than turning over confident and arrogant. Just work on getting better than looking at how good or bad the people around you have fared and comparing yourself with them.
Not everything in life gets executed just the way you want all the time. Hardworking is in your hands and the later effects are not. So be practical and stay calm to take sensible decisions whenever life puts you into a toss. Each one is special and unique. After all most of them pass out, why do the same thing?! Be different and be successful! Studying gives you a foundation for education but experiences give you lessons for life, take risks and face the consequences!