From reddit: Everyone seems to think I'm smart, yet I'm just a living fraud
"Academically, I do really well at school, and as a result people assume I'm an intelligent person... Yet no one knows I'm a wretched bulimic learner. I only memorise the material for exams and and as soon as I don't "need" the material anymore it goes straight through my head and I completely forget about it. People are always asking for help, and ..."