“I Never Dared to Ask You Out”

And Other Weird Interactions I’ve Had as an Academically Bright Young Woman.

The author in her graduation cap and gown, looking back at the camera and smiling.
At my university graduation. Photo by the author.

As a widely recognised know-it-all, I’ve experienced all sorts of reactions from those around me. I’ve always been academically smart, top of my class at school and in university, and always seemed to have had a natural ability to thrive in an education environment.

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Eliza Lita

Eliza Lita

Open for writing gigs✍️Niches: social media, books, writing, fitness, lifestyle. | Founder and editor: Coffee Time Reviews. | Library Mouse | Language nerd.