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They Dream of School, and None of the Dreams Are Good

In this survey, 128 adults described their recurring dreams of being in school.

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Nearly everyone rated their school dreams as unpleasant, nobody rated them as pleasant.

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The most common school dream themes are (a) missing classes all term and therefore being likely to fail, and (b) being unable to find the classroom.

Another common theme is that of having to go back to school as an adult.

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School anxiety dreams can continue for decades after graduation.

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