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When an exam is around the corner, people start getting serious or more focused when studying. Exams usually become intimidating as those qualifications can make or break your career choice. Discussed here are a few pointers to guide you when studying for an exam.

Make a Study Guide

This is usually the most efficient way to do studies among students, especially those who want to see their names on top once the GAMSAT results 2019 come out. Make a study guide by listing all the topics that you have gone over in class. Everyone has their way of making a suitable guide for themselves. So whatever you do, make sure to include examples, definitions, or even practice problems, as these are the basis of making a review sheet for an exam.

answer sheetTime Management

Back in school, colleagues tried to master content meant to be studied for months in a few days. Some made it but to others went south. Attempting to cram a whole year’s worth of material into your head within a small period of time can lead to destruction. Hence, it is better to space out your study session, studying at least once a day and by doing so, you will not feel overwhelmed or stressed but satisfied when you achieve your target/goal.

Always Practice

People say practice makes perfect. Without practicing or reading repeatedly, your chances of passing an exam are very low. For example, if you study for a math test, work out the problems for each major topic on the study guide and try solving the problems. Make your questions difficult, as this will help you to engrave materials in your brain making it grow and expand your memories.

Test Yourself

Gauge yourself occasionally to know more about the progress made. Use past papers given by teachers for individual study because it is vital as it helps you be familiar with the questions even if comes twisted in another way.

Color-Coding

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Very few people practice this habit. Color codes guides in locating relevant points intended for later use. This helps one to be organized and keep on- track with assignments. You will be amazed at how much of a difference this can make.

To-Do List

To do lists come in handy when you have to get tasks done. Writing down everything will be to your advantage because you will be physically and mentally prepared for the day ahead. Not only will you wake up with a clear, but you will sleep much better, too.

Ask Help

Some may not like the idea, but teachers are there to help us. When you go and ask a teacher for help, you are not dumb or unintelligent; you show your eagerness to get a good grade. It is a wise decision to speak to a teacher, as nobody else knows the subject better than they do.