I was a pretty smart kid, not gifted by any means, but smart enough to do very little actual work or studying and still make A’s and B’s. I went to a very prestigious high school where my classmates would be truly gifted and would matriculate to Harvard and Yale, so I never thought of myself as extremely intelligent…until I got into the real world. In dealing with a lot of the population, I realized I’m basically a genius, but I still skate by without doing as much as I should. That being said, here are some actual smart kids from Reddit who describe what their life has been like since being the most intelligent 13-year-old in the room.

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