Exam Tips

It is once again that time of the year when students sit for their end of semester examinations.  It is our sincere hope and wish that all students will excel and reap as sown. It is critical for candidates to embrace systematic study tips and examination day preparation tactics to increase chances of success. Here are a few tips:

  1. REVISE ACTIVELY
    • Summarise class notes.
    • Attempt spontaneous mini self tests on notes read.
    • Utilise mnemonics and poems- to remember easily.
  2. STRATEGISE REVISION
    • Create a sound revision plan which is evenly distributed for all the subjects with a minimum of 1hr 30mins per subject every day.
    • Get hold of past exam papers and analyse the trends and questioning
    • Establish study groups to tackle problem areas and also seek assistance from lecturers
  3. EXAMINATION DAY PREPARATION
    • A night before, have good nights sleep of between 5-8hours for a fresh start to an important day.
    • Before leaving your place of residence, check that you have packed the vital items required during the exam i.e. Student I.D., National I.D., Stationery; pens (2), pencil, sharpener, rubber/ eraser, watch and any other specialised items.
    • Relevant to your field of study like drawing boards, rot ring ink pens, e.t.c
    • Arrive at the exam venue at least an hour before, to counteract any potential physical and social barricades along the way.
  4. WRITING THE EXAM
  • In cases of need always consult the invigilators available for assistance.
    • Read the exam paper carefully taking note of all instructions.
    • Quickly plan the amount of time to spend on each question and always strive for balance.
    • Embark on questions you feel confident about.
    • Avoid spending more time on a particular section.ALL THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Campus Moments Team

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