Koko is a 40 year-old lowland gorilla who learned to speak American Sign Language when she was just a baby. Koko now has a vocabulary of over 1000 signs, and understands 2000 words of spoken English. Smart and loves kittens, too! Karen loved Koko.
Seeing red X's on your exam hurts your pride. You might want to forget about it or even give up on the class. But resiliency is key. You gotta look that red X straight down the middle and say "You are not going to defeat me. I am going to study this problem until I master it. Red X, you were a real jerk, but you showed me what I need to work on. Thanks, but you've been terminated."