The dream is usually where you forget about an exam, haven’t studied or don’t recognize the words on the page. These are among the most common anxieties.
They usually begin in childhood and continue into middle age. Their variations are specific to the person having them.
These are all symbols of someone judging and evaluating you. It has to do with feeling exposed.
To what degree you handle it in your dream, can tell you what degree you need to work on in your waking life. They always often have to do with your securities (or lack of them) around a certain subject, person or particular situation.