Exam Pressure

h3ExamPressureh3pAsexaminationtimeapproachesyouwillbefeelingthepressureofexamsitsnotsurprisingthatyouarestressingwitheveryonefromyourteacherstoyourgrandparentsputtingpressureonyoutosucceed.Youmayfindthatmanageablestresscanworkinyourfavourbutyouhavetoensureyoumanageitfirst.brbrIfyouarefeelinganxiousyoumaywanttotalktoyourteacherorfriendsoftenasmallpositivechatwillprovideyouwiththeboosttoattackyourtestwithmorepositivity.Smallsessionsoftalkingwillalsoprovideabreakfromoverstudying.Onehourofsolidcalmstudywillbebetterforyouthanthreeorfourhoursofstressfulstudy.brbrMostimportantlytheideaistobeorganisedotherwiseyouwillfindthatyouwillrunoutoftimeornothaveenoughtimeasyouwereprocrastinatingplayingonlinegamesorcleaningyourroom.Setoutatimetableincludeallthethingsyouhavetodoandattachanappropriatetimelimittothem.Includewalkingthedogtohavingashowertostudyingandwatchingyourfavouritetelevisionshow.Ifyouplacethistimetableonyourdoorandfollowitcloselyyouwillfindyouhavemoretimetostudywithoutmissingoutonwatchingyourfavouritetelevisionshoworhavingyourhalfanhourtoplayonyourfavouritewebsite.brbrWhenyoudostudymakesureyouarenotsittinginfrontofthetelevisionandareinaquietenvironmentcleanthedeskortableofdistractionsandifyouonlystudysuccessfullywhenaloneonlychoosetostudyalone.brbrItisimportanttotakebreaksthiswillmeanyouwontburnout.Ifyoufeelatanystagethatyouarelosingconcentrationtakeabreakevenaquickwalktothekitchenforadrinkisabreakifyoudothisyouwillfindthatyoucomebackandcanapproachthetaskrefreshed.brbrDontforgetyourfriendstheyareoftenfeelingthesamewayyouretakeanhourlunchbreaktogethergrabanicecreamorwarmdrinktogetheranddiscussyourworriesandstudytips.Thisisasupportiveandgreatwaytodiscusssubjectswhilstalleviatingstressandworryasyouarenolongerkeepingthingsbottledup.brbrIfyoudontunderstandsomethingthatyouneedtoreviseensureyouspeaktosomeonewhocanexplainittoyoucorrectly.Ensurethatyouleaveplentyoftimetorevisespendtheappropriatetimeoneachsubjectandsection.Ifyouknowyouaregoodatonethingbutstrugglewithanotherchoosetospendmoretimeontheoneyoustruggleatthantheoneyoualreadyknowwell.brbrIfyouhavetoremembercertainequationsorstatsorevenquotationswritethemonlargepiecesofpaperandstickthemintheshoweroronthebackofthetoiletdoorthiswayyoucanthelpbutreadthemconstantly.Ifyoumakeyourselfuprevisionsheetsreadthembeforebedorearlyinthemorningespeciallyifyouwontbeabletostudymuchduringtheday.brbrUsesubheadingsonyoursheetssoyouknowwhatyouarestudyingandcanfocusononlysomesectionsifyouneedto.Therearelotsofreviseguidebookssuitedtoalldifferentsubjectsthesehavequestionandanswersectionsandfuncrosswordpuzzles.Mixupyourstudysoyoudontgetboredwithitandthiswayyouwillstudyforlonger.brbrIfyoufeelpreparedasyouhavegivenalotoftimetostudyyouarelessliketostressattheactualexam.Thosewhoarepreparedwillbeabletoconfidentlysittheexamandwilldobetterthanthosewhodidntstudyandonthedayarestressingout.brbrAlthoughcoffeeandchocolatemayseemlikeagoodideaatthetimeitisntitonlyprovidessmallburstsofenergyandthehypewillmeanyouactuallythinklessclearly.Eathealthyandregularlyyourbrainwillbenefitfromthenutrients.Ifyoufeellikeacoffeetryaherbalteaagreenorpeppermintteaiswarmingandsoothingwithoutcontainingthathugeburstofcaffeine.brbrIfyouarehavingtroublemaintainingregularsleeppatternsduringexamsandstudytryaquickrunorjogbeforegoingtobed.Thiswillhelpclearyourbodyandmindandhopefullyyouwillbemorelikelytosleep.brbrEnsurebeforeyourexamyouarepreparedcheckthatyouhavesparebatteriesforyourcalculatorandthatitworks.Haveworkingpensandsparepenspencilsanderasers.Ifyouhavethatpreparedthenyouarelesslikelytobestressingaboutthat.brbrIfyouwalkintoyourexamandfeelstressedorpanickedthequickestwaytoeliminatethesefeelingsistocloseyoureyesandtakeseverallonganddeepbreathstocalmyourself.IfyouthinkyoucanpeptalkyourselfbyrepeatingthingslikeIcandoitIamcalmandrelaxedIwillpassthisexamandIamprepared.brbrStressmaycauseyoutoforgetanswerstoquestionsonceyoubegintheexamdontpanicasthiswillmakeitworse.Thebestthingistocontinuedeepbreathing.Ifyoucantremembertheanswertoonequestionmovealongdontstaystuckwastingyourtimeonaquestionwhenyoucouldbeansweringonesyoudoknow.brbrYouaregivenreadingtimetoreadthroughtheexam.Donotpickupapeninthistime.Whenyouareundertheclockyoumaymisreadthequestionssousereadingtimeandensureyoureadallquestionslowlyandcorrectly.brbrKeepaneyeonthemarksallocatedforthecertainquestionsthosethatarehighermarksrequiremoredetailintheanswer.Tryandprovideapointpermarkthatwayyouknowyouhavecoveredtheanswer.brbrAftertheexamsmakesureyoudontworrytoomuchoveryourquestionsandanswersorcriticiseyourself.Yourownselfassessmentisoftenfartooharsh.brbrBelieveinyourselfyouwouldnthavecompletedyourassignmentsorevenbeganthesubjectifyoudidnthavetheabilitytodoit.Rememberexamsseemimportantnowbutinthelongschemeofyourlifetheyarenotthatimportantkeepinmindthatyoudonthavetobethebestjustdoyourbest.brbrbrp


 



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