Top Five Study Tips For Exam Preparation
Preparing for exams? Bestow yourself with these best five study tips and try not to let the stress get to you. Remember: You’ve got this!
- Organise your study space
Try to get rid of all the distractions and feel as comfortable as possible. For some, complete silence works the best while for others background music helps. Some of us need everything completely tidy and organized while few others thrive in a more cluttered environment. Think about what works the best for you and take the time to get it right.
- Explain your answers to others
Use your parents, brothers and sisters to your advantage by explaining concepts to them. This will help you to get it clear in your head, and also allows you to highlight areas where you need more work. Make sure to grab your siblings to hear you out explaining standard electrode potential the next time you study.
- Snack on brain food
Keep away from junk food and keep your body well-fueled by eating nutritious food such as seeds, nuts, fish, yoghurt and blueberries. These foods have proven to aid memory and concentration. On the day of the exam, make sure to eat food that will provide a slow release of energy throughout. Sugar may seem appealing but your energy level will crash an hour later.
- Plan Your Exam Day
Make sure to get everything ready in advance the day before the exam. Check all the requirements and rules and plan your route and journey time accordingly. Arrive at the exam venue fifteen minutes before the exam starts. You don’t want to end up arriving late having to run halfway or feeling frazzled from losing your way.
- Take Regular Breaks
While you may think it is best to study for long hours, it can end up being counterproductive. Studies show that for long-term retention of knowledge, taking regular breaks helps. If you study better in the morning then start early and take a break at lunchtime. If you study better in the night, take a larger break earlier on so that you are ready to settle down and start your study in the evening.
As a final tip, remember to be well hydrated as it is essential for your brain to work at its best. Make sure to drink plenty of water throughout your revision, and also on the day of the exam. Good luck!
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