HOW TO BEAT EXAM STRESS ?
Examinations are daunting but it’s mostly due to being unprepared or unsure of what the exams will bring – being prepared to deal with the challenges of taking exams can definitely ease the worries that any student may have. With proper planning and strategic preparations, the process can greatly improve your efficacy, building your self-confidence and developing a strategic action plan to approach your exams. During this time, it is vital to understand how much you have studied rather than how long you have studied. In the following you’ll find tips to prepare for, and deal with exams efficiently to minimize stress.
TIPS FOR THE REVISION STUDY PERIOD
There’s a saying of “to be prepared is half the victory”- If you’re well prepared, and stepping into the exam hall with confidence aplenty, taking the exams would be a breeze of fresh air. Here are some pointers to help you to be more efficient and productive with your exams preparation.
PROVEN EXAM TIPS TO OVERCOME STRESS
Examinations are not just testing how much a student know, it is also testing a student’s problem solving skills. Some of the tips below may seem insignificant but it goes a long way in helping students tackle problems wisely, thus reducing stress:
At the end of the day, understand that these exams do not define you. It is just a small obstacle and you will get through it. Exams can be a very stressful time for any student, so remember to watch out for each other and if you see someone who might need help have a quick chat.
(Source: James Cook University Singapore)