At some schools and universities it’s allowed to eat during tests and exams. If you don’t get distracted too easily, it’s fine to bring some snacks with you to your table. Though, if food is not allowed during the exam, you could eat a snack before you start the exam, so you don’t feel very hungry while making those difficult questions. Also, if you do get distracted quickly, keep in mind that you don’t pay too much attention to the food and keep focussing on your exam questions. We listed all the do’s and don’ts about food and exams for you underneath.
Exams equal stress and in stressful times it possible to forget something. Especially when you are in a rush to be on time for your exam. So be wise and look at our checklist about an hour before you go to the exam.
An exam can be made in different ways. You are fully prepared and totally ready for it, but you still have some tension for the exam, which is very normal. Finally, this is the moment to show off your hard work and use the knowledge you’ve learned. We’ve got some advice for you to use a good strategy, so you get the best accomplishment.
Answering debatable questions or ‘open questions’, so any other type of question beside multiple choice, can be hard to answer. They can also lead to a lot of stress, while you have to stay calm during the exam. If you don’t know how to form a good answer, use the advices we give you here.
Most of the time, doing a multiple choice exam is a relief. You know that the right answer is there somewhere. because it is on the paper in front of you. The only thing you have to do is choosing the right one. Use a strategy to choose and some of our tricks we will tell you here.
A blackout during an exam is a student’s worst nightmare. Especially when you already had the feeling that you weren’t going to make it in the first place. You feel afraid to forget things already and then you forget everything. Your memory is totally blocked and you can’t think of anything useful at that moment. During a blackout is memorised information temporarily unavailable. This is caused by noradrenaline, which is produced by your adrenal glands when you experience stress. When this is overproduced, you lose the possibility to think logically and you will have a blackout. But, how do you cope with something like this?