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How to Prepare for Exams:

How to Prepare for Exams By Prof. V. Y. Dhupdale B.Com ., LL.M., NET Lecturer, Deptt . of Law, Shivaji University, Kolhapur

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Steps to Prepare for Exams:

Buy an extra notebook for each subject at the beginning of the year so that as you finish a chapter in class, you immediately write notes and summaries in that book. :

Buy an extra notebook f or each subject at the beginning of the year so that as you finish a chapter in class, you immediately write notes and summaries in that book .

Record your notes on a digital voice recorder or another device (you can also use your phone), listen to them in your spare time, listen to them as you would an audio book, concentrate on the words and try to memorize them as you hear them. :

Record your notes on a digital voice recorder or another device (you can also use your phone), listen to them in your spare time, listen to them as you would an audio book, concentrate on the words and try to memorize them as you hear them .

Learn how to make mind maps, cluster maps, powerpoints and other memory aids.:

Learn how to make mind maps, cluster maps, powerpoints and other memory aids . M I N D M A p

Cluster Map:

Cluster Map

Power Points:

Power Points

Memory Aids:

Memory Aids

As soon as you finish a topic take out a book from the library and read more information about the subject.:

As soon as you finish a topic take out a book from the library and read more information about the subject .

Don't do rough drafts for essays.:

Don't do rough drafts for essays .

Make a timetable for exam days by marking the dates on a calendar, so you can be prepared by the time the test comes around.:

Make a timetable for exam days by marking the dates on a calendar, so you can be prepared by the time the test comes around .

Make a list of your classes and the topics covered in class.:

Make a list of your classes and the topics covered in class .

Set aside a study time each day when you are not too tired, or too hungry.:

Set aside a study time each day when you are not too tired, or too hungry .

Set up a study group. :

Set up a study group .

Plan out 'trial' exams for yourself. :

Plan out 'trial' exams for yourself .

Get enough sleep at night. :

Get enough sleep at night .

When choosing individual subjects to study, start with the least enjoyable or the most difficult subject. :

When choosing individual subjects to study, start with the least enjoyable or the most difficult subject .

Don't panic on exam day. :

Don't panic on exam day.

Eat a healthy breakfast that day:

Eat a healthy breakfast that day

You gain less by studying for exams at the last minute.:

You gain less by studying for exams at the last minute.

Try and have all your study notes complete at least 2 weeks before the exam.:

Try and have all your study notes complete at least 2 weeks before the exam.

Try and get your hands on some exam papers for previous years.:

Try and get your hands on some exam papers for previous years.

If you suffer from exam stress then take a calming antidote, perhaps an herbal tea. Just don't overdose because it'll make you drowsy. :

If you suffer from exam stress then take a calming antidote, perhaps an herbal tea. Just don't overdose because it'll make you drowsy.

Don't stress out, it makes your mind work slower. :

Don't stress out, it makes your mind work slower.

Develop a positive attitude towards exams.:

Develop a positive attitude towards exams.

Ever heard this? "Good luck with your exam!" This is false hope, you shouldn't need a pint of luck to help you succeed, and if you DO need good luck, then you obviously haven't prepared enough.:

Ever heard this? "Good luck with your exam!" This is false hope, you shouldn't need a pint of luck to help you succeed, and if you DO need good luck, then you obviously haven't prepared enough. NO! Oh Yes!

During the exam, avoid blanks. Try as hard as you can to make an intelligent guess. Take the closest answer but remember not to take too much of your time in answering one item. Go back and review your answers after you finish the exam, if you still have time. :

During the exam, avoid blanks. Try as hard as you can to make an intelligent guess. Take the closest answer but remember not to take too much of your time in answering one item. Go back and review your answers after you finish the exam, if you still have time.

Don't cheat. It is very dishonest. :

Don't cheat. It is very dishonest.

Too much study can be as bad as not enough study because the mind shuts down when too much information is crammed into it. :

Too much study can be as bad as not enough study because the mind shuts down when too much information is crammed into it.

Have a balance in life, exams are simply a quick and lazy way to assess people. Don't panic, just study. :

Have a balance in life, exams are simply a quick and lazy way to assess people. Don't panic, just study.

Exams are for Testing our Skills and Perception Powers…So Take them Easy But Do not take them too easy…!:

Exams are for Testing our Skills and Perception Powers…So Take them Easy But Do not take them too easy…!

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There is Always a Happy Ending!