Step 5: The Non-Academic Exam Prep
Content wise all sorted and geared to go?
Now it’s time to come up with an exam-day plan. This will help to reduce your exam anxiety and help you bring you’re A-game. A couple of days before your exam, plan out how you will allocate your time when you are in the exam room. You’ll want to spend more time on questions that are worth more points to get you the best grade! A couple of other things you’ll want to plan in advance are: some snacks for before and after the exam, your stationery, a drink-bottle and your notes. Some exams have certain conditions, so make sure to check what these are this in advance to avoid being penalised. On the day, fuel yourself with a big breakfast and arrive with plenty of time to find your room. A final review of your notes will also help to put your nerves at rest.
Lastly, take a breather. No matter how you fare, you’ve done all the ground-work and put yourself in the best position to succeed, you’ve got this!