posted by Liam Dryden

Impending exam results feeling more like impending doom? Let Melanie Murphy’s experience and knowledge fix all your fears!

We’re finally at the dreaded stage of summer break when exam results start to wing their way towards us – and a lot of YouTube fans will find a lot of their faves posting well-meaning Tweets or videos about how much “exam results don’t matter”, etc. But qualified teacher and YouTube star Melanie Murphy has some better advice.

In a new storytime vlog between the arrival of A-levels, GSCEs and various other school qualifications, Melanie shares her own education and career experience: from dreaming of being an author, to her struggles with her final results, to the hustle that finally earned her a degree.

“Being a teenager is hard enough, let alone having such a huge decision weighing on your shoulders,” admits Melanie. “It causes a lot of people to just break down and hide under a pillow”.

One of the key takeaways of the video is the idea that the grades you receive in school don’t always reflect your actual intelligence – or as Melanie reveals, you could fit better within Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences. Here, she has broken it down for you below:

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“Don’t give up, but do go easy on yourself if you reach a little bump in the road,” concludes Melanie. Solid advice Miss Murphy.

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