Yes I, it sounds normal to me. I know what you mean too lol. I was just up at uni in england, but I back home now, starting uni in Barbados in september, and looking forward to it!
It is true Selassie I would not want you to stop forwarding in education, I and I know how HIM felt about education.
But I bought a book just the other day called The Wise Mind of Emperor Haile Selassie I, it is published by the same publisher as My Life and Ethiopias Progress. It is a collection of HIM quotes, edited by HIH Prince Ermias Sahle Selassie. It is really good, it gives a quotes under categories such as education, international relations, religion, and such. But they have one section called advice to students! I will reach in my book and give you a quote of two which I may find helpful RootsTafarI. : )
"Choose the means by which you can best exercise self-control and self-discipline. In this, you are now possessed with the most important weapon of training...." (I LOVE THIS ONE, SO TRUE IYAH)
"A man who says 'I have learned enough and will learn no further' should be considered as knowing nothing at all."
"It is more the inward eye than the possession of eyesight, which is necessary for the acquisition of education."
NOW FROM THE EDUCATION CATEGORY:
"Education, work, and diligence are the main foundation of Our national existence"
"Education of the youth is the surest guarantee for a better life."
"Universities stand today as one of the most promising hope for constructive solutions to the problems that beset the modern world-problems which prevent the peaceful cooperation of nations, problems which threaten the world and humanity with death and disaster. From the universities must come men, ideas, knowledge, experience, technical skills and the deep humane understanding vital to fruitful relations among nations. Without these, world order, for which We have so long strived, cannot be established."
ALL QUOTES ARE OF H.I.M
Stand strong and discipline of mind Roots, study and do well in the exams, it will pay off, and you will look back and be glad that you did so. It is through education that we will itinue to forward.
Haile I! Holy I Selassie I Jah Ras Tafari!