Exam tips and tricks
Exam tips and tricks

Hone your exam skills with these tips and tricks - Part 2

By Tamara Mafilika Time of article published Jun 7, 2021

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Exam stress can be overwhelming and exhausting. And I am sure you are wondering whether all that studying is enough. And no matter how hard you have studied, your mind still goes blank. Try to manage this stress by finding coping strategies that work for you.

Here are some handy tips that could help:

  • Practice on old exams.
  • Exercise and get outdoors.
  • Use flow charts and diagrams.
  • And most importantly look after yourself.

Tricks. Words commonly used in an essay type of question and their meaning:

  • Compare:
  • Contrast:
  • Define:
  • Describe:
  • Discuss:
  • Evaluate:
  • Explain:
  • Summarise:

There’s no short cut to success. If you’ve worked hard, you will succeed. Additionally, a nutritious diet, regular exercise, adequate rest, and a positive attitude will make a huge difference.

Source: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/student/advice/how-deal-exam-stress

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