Status. Isn't it about what a person want to spill out from their mind?
To believe it or not, all on you. But don't questioned too much because a person do have a problem to figure it out.
"You score subject itu ini. Ilmu penuh di dada. Pandai english." When they got to know the result, they wouldn't believe and say "Eh tipu laa" (an example of halo effect)
Rasanya dah selalu orang cakap those words to me. I do accept it as a compliment thank you. But when it doesn't tally with the result, it gets to me a bit *-_-*