Source: Why You’re Still Having School Anxiety Dreams…Years after Graduation

Have you ever had that dream where you’re back in college and suddenly realize you registered for a class you never attended and the final is tomorrow and you need that credit to graduate? What are we saying, of course you have! And let’s face it, we’ll all have that dream or some variation of it for years to come. It turns out that school-related dreams are one of the most prevalent to haunt your sleeping hours with 71 percent of Americans reporting them. Incidentally these could be caused by any number of things, from job anxiety to something called the reminiscence bump. However, studies suggest these dreams can be
helpful! It’s hard to feel that way when you wake up in a cold sweat as you’re trying to calm your heart, though.