17 Posts That Will Change The Way You Think About Everything You’ve Learned In School

If you are a student, chances are good that, right now, you are experiencing something of an academic overload. Hardly anyone could blame you for this, of course–no matter how much you may enjoy school, the act of actually being there tends to take a toll on a person. Especially towards the end of the year, when you’ve spent about nine months in the same seven (or so) classes, learning what can feel like all of the same information over and over again. It’s enough, probably, to make anyone want to up and quit school altogether.

Unfortunately, you can’t just, like, quit school right before finals. That would be bad form! What you can do, however, is get a fresh perspective–courtesy, as all things fresh perspective-related are, of Tumblr–on the things you’ve been learning this year. So, if you’re in need of an academic palate cleanser, check out these posts that will totally change the way you think about the things you’ve learned in school:

1. This amazing analysis of The Great Gatsby:

http://cambridreams.tumblr.com/post/160588578817/raptorific-i-know-theres-a-lot-of-cool-and


 

2. This easy way to remember a fact about history and math:

http://a-jedi-in-purgatory.tumblr.com/post/106764841869/who-built-king-arthurs-round-table


 

3. This way to make an otherwise mundane history fact seem VERY REAL:

https://margaretthemagicdragon.tumblr.com/post/76261282300/so-we-were-sitting-in-class-today


 

4. This timeless reminder:

http://homoglobinopathy.tumblr.com/post/158324900144/has-this-been-done-yet


 

5. This vital factorial tutorial:

https://dedalvs.tumblr.com/post/145853156552/autisticnarset-maeamian-bunyipandler


 

6. This easy way to contextualize everything you learn in art history:

http://brainingdaily.tumblr.com/post/64290578089/reyairia-wandaventham-selfie-culture-seems


 

7. And, of course, this easy way to remember a devastating turn of historical events:

http://thewriters-blog.tumblr.com/post/92279516946/if-you-ever-feel-like-youve-screwed-up-just


 

8. (This one, too):

http://we-have-history.tumblr.com/post/63600913419/yao-i-ring-around-the-rosie-a-pocket-full-of


 

9. This punny AF rundown of important mathematical terms:

https://zackisontumblr.tumblr.com/post/62471570320


 

10. This structurally sound history joke:

http://history-jokes.tumblr.com/post/138751231312/ah-yes-the-trojan-horse-or-as-i-like-to-call


 

11. And this legitimately badass historical fact:

http://we-have-history.tumblr.com/post/86816973532/hatetveit-john-quincy-adams-was-the-first-us


 

12. This deep analysis of The Bard’s work:
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13. And this one, which SHOULD get full credit because it is 10000% true:

http://stateofirrelevancy.tumblr.com/post/140003199340/me-why-didnt-i-get-full-points-for


 

14. This post that reveals the true passage of time:

http://popliteal.tumblr.com/post/104804578190/taking-bio-in-9th-grade-the-mitochondria-is-the


 

15. This perfectly condensed account of the Soviet Union:

http://sonseulsoleil.tumblr.com/post/116829544065/lenin-hoe-dont-do-it-russia-puts-stalin-in


 

16. This stunning point that is very hard to argue with:

https://shutupkatie.tumblr.com/post/115983913182/we-were-studying-some-of-lord-byrons-poetry-today


 

17. And, finally, this reminder that you can use math in your everyday life:

http://mr-elementle.tumblr.com/post/118865880048/the-majesty-of-moriarty-kingofnecromancy

What do you think of these posts? Did any of them change your life? Let us know in the comments!

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