We all know how challenging it can be to prepare for your exams for the last half of the year. Trying to stay calm and not get anxious over revising and preparing for the last stretch of exams. Well, we would like to give you 4 tips to help you push through!

1. Work smarter not harder.

One of the things that make the end of the year a little bit more difficult is having to prepare for exams. This means you have to revise all the work you’ve covered from the beginning of the year.

One of the best ways to make sure you don’t feel overwhelmed is to prepare in advance. By making sure you structure your time accordingly you will be able to have more than enough time to revise your work.

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Planning ahead of time is a great way to make sure you have enough time to prepare. Our Exam Preparation ensure that you are able to prepare ahead of time giving you the ability to plan your schedule.

2. Meditate

Taking the time to calm your mind will help you re-centre and re-focus. Take 10 minutes either in the morning, afternoon or maybe before you start preparing for an exam or test to breathe and relax.

Doing this daily will help you feel calmer and force yourself to pause every day so that you can acknowledge your thoughts, and stresses, clear the noise in your head and return to preparing or working on what you were doing before.

3. Sleep

You need to get enough sleep and not just enough but a good amount of sleep. Just like meditating getting enough sleep will recharge your body. This will help you feel more energised to not only prepare for your tests and exams but also help you stay active in class meaning you won’t miss out on any important information that you need when preparing.

When preparing for your exams making sure you get enough sleep is crucial. Trying to remember all the information you learned when you are fatigued will only make you forget everything you already know. When preparing to go to bed, make sure you stop working at least 3 hours before your bedtime. This ensures that your mind isn’t constantly replaying the information in your head.

4. Take care of yourself

In order to prepare efficiently, you need to take care of yourself. Even when you feel like there’s too much work make sure you make time for yourself. ‘

This could be doing things that make you happy or give you energy. Make sure you socialise with friends and family, if you’re feeling overwhelmed talking to someone can help you. Take long walks, spend some time reading your favourite book maybe even take yourself on a spa date!

Taking care of yourself mentally, emotionally and physically will help you breeze through the rest of the year and leave you with beautiful memories while doing so.

This article was originally published on 18 Aug 2022

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