Some people crack under pressure while others thrive. That's really what shows like Hell's Kitchen and Top Chef (who will go home tonight?!) test with their challenges — they want to see how your talent plays out in stressful situations. If you don't work well under pressure then the jobs you try out will be much different than someone who has a hard time working without strict time constraints and demanding bosses. I think which type you fall under becomes clear for most while you're in school.
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