How to survive exam day in 10 tweets
So after revising for months, you're feeling pretty confident... but then exam day actually arrives.
We've already been tweeting study tips to help you with your revision. So now we have 10 stress-busting 'twips' for the exam itself day so you can focus on doing your best:
1. Preparation begins the night before.
#ExamTip: Keep everything you need ready the night before (including a playlist with your favorite tunes to put you in a positive mood).— Which? University (@WhichuniUK) May 30, 2016
2. Come properly equipped.
#ExamTip: Make sure you know what you need to take in, plus what you’re NOT allowed.— Which? University (@WhichuniUK) May 31, 2016
3. Know when to close the books.
#ExamTip: Cramming right to the last min won’t help you. Use this time to chat with friends to relax you.— Which? University (@WhichuniUK) May 27, 2016
4. Take a sneak peek.
#ExamTip: Having a quick flick through at the start can calm any worries, especially if you find you have “good” questions coming up.— Which? University (@WhichuniUK) June 3, 2016
5. How you respond to a question can mean everything.
#ExamTip: Read the question a few times, underlining the key words to focus on.— Which? University (@WhichuniUK) June 2, 2016
6. Keep one eye on the time...
#ExamTip: Keep an eye on the clock. Time can behave a bit differently in exams.— Which? University (@WhichuniUK) June 1, 2016
7. ...and the other on YOUR paper.
#ExamTip: Concentrate on what YOU’RE doing. Don’t be distracted by other people turning pages quicker than you.— Which? University (@WhichuniUK) May 26, 2016
#ExamTip: Breathing is underrated. Focusing on your breath will slow things down and give you time to think clearly.— Which? University (@WhichuniUK) June 6, 2016
9. Make the most of your time.
#ExamTip: If you find yourself with time left over, don’t sit out the clock! Read back through your paper and check what you’ve put down.— Which? University (@WhichuniUK) June 5, 2016
10. Once it’s over, just move on to the next one.
#ExamTip: If you’re not sure how an exam has gone, don’t brood over it. You can’t do anything until results day anyway!— Which? University (@WhichuniUK) June 4, 2016
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