Killer exams

Although I have never personally experienced the Dead Grandmother Syndrome, I am well aware of its existence. As can be seen in those graphs, if you are a grandmother and your grandchild is not a very bright student, it's in your best interests to stop them going to university.

Of course, as one student at my university discovered, if you're going to lie about your grandmother dying, you really shouldn't let your mum have lunch with the lecturer.