Stress comes in all forms and is an unavoidable consequence of life. Transient feeling of anxiety and Stress is part of life for every individual. In the course of normal development transient feeling of anxiety is experienced and usually mastered by every child and adolescent. Anxiety may be focused around certain issues or situation. A mild degree of anxiety and stress may be stimulating and motivating, and may help to overcome stress; but high degree of stress may be disrupting.
THE MUST DO’S FOR STUDENTS
- Know your concentration span, Study with breaks.
- Work out best time for concentration.
- Group study for difficult subjects.
- Do Not let pervious results discourage you-identify your weak areas from previous exams and work on them.
- Time Management plan must be made for all subjects.
- Choose a study place with minimum distractions and auto suggest to your self about your resolution.
- Try to coincide study time with the time, you would be giving an exam.
- In case of average achievers, master what you know and are comfortable with.
- For low achievers, master the essential information first.
- Prioritize the workload. Give your best concentration time to the toughest subject.
- Repeat your learnt work so the recall in exam is easy. Work not repeated or revised is easily forgotten.
- Try to plan your revision time by drawing up a timetable. Build in time for the things you enjoy – like watching your favourite TV programme, going out with your friends, or going to play football in the park.
- Give yourself a few treats – pamper yourself with a long hot bath, or listen to your favourite CD for an hour after you have finished your revision.
- Relax with what you know before entering the exam hall.
- Do not get anxious about the result – cross that bridge when you come to it — options await.
Cheers! No Worries, Relax & Do it…