1. There’s no such thing as a universal symbol in a dream.
If you dream about a dog, it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re lonely. If you dream about school, it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re stressed. Everything is context dependent, according to data from website uDreamed, which allows users “to record, analyze, match, and share their unconscious experiences and consult professionals to gain unique insights.” A test-anxiety dream is likely to signify a fear of judgment, but the meanings must always be passed through the lens of the individual experience. (The Cut)