'It's not what you get in the Leaving Cert that matters in life. It's what school you went to' - best of the Leaving Cert tweets
There's no escaping the #leavingcert on Twitter this morning with zillions of good luck tweets and sage advice about it not being "the end of the world".
However, amongst the anxiety-alleviating advice, there are a few witty nuggets taking the proverbial out of State exams.
Most are delivered by those who have lived to tell the Leaving Cert tale but some come from those students who have managed to maintain a smidgen of a sense of humour on this most stressful of days...
If you go to the Institute and get less than 550 in your #LeavingCert, they toss you in the furnace to heat the more deserving students.— Gary Doyle (@thegarydoyle) June 6, 2017
Before the the Leaving Cert: a big bag of nerves and stress— Aoife Mc (@aemkm98) June 6, 2017
After the Leaving Cert: a big bag of cans #LeavingCert
Brace yourself; the "I did rubbish in my #LeavingCert...BUT LOOK AT ME NOW!!" articles are coming— Mike Mc Loughlin (@zuroph) June 7, 2017
And bear in mind that it's not what you get in the Leaving Cert that matters in life. It's what school you went to.— Ross O'Carroll-Kelly (@RossOCK) June 7, 2017
#LeavingCert student Lauren Lourdes in Dublin just summed up for us what to expect on English Paper 1 - "there'll be a lot of writing!". ️— Ian Dempsey (@IanDempsey) June 7, 2017
Couldn't sleep last night. I think it's the #LeavingCert fear. Even though I did mine 10 years ago... and have insomnia— Eimear McHugh (@eimearmchugh) June 7, 2017