It’s not easy to trick the school nurse into sending you home from school early. Licensed school nurses attend to 64 percent of a given population and end up returning 95 percent of them to class. While this may seem like some daunting statistics, it is possible to convince the nurse that going home is the best option.

Instead of faking a stomach bug, go the route of pink eye or diarrhea. Pink eye is easy to fake with some red lipstick and hair gel while diarrhea is infinitely more convincing based on the embarrassment factor alone. Check out this infographic from to see more ways in which you can get out of work or school and spend the day playing hooky.

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School Makes Me Sick: How To Fake Illness


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