7 things to think about the night before an exam

For some of us exams are here! And for the rest of us, they are still to come! We are learning like crazy, studying every book, rewriting every revision test, googling extra questions, taking extra lesson’s, joining study groups and hassling our teachers for more work so we can do well.

Well done and keep going. However, we have to remember to rest, especially the night before an exam.

Here are 7 thing to think about the night before an exam:

 1. Positive imagery
Spend some time visualising a positive exam experience. This will increase your confidence, help with nerves and enhance your mood.

2. Your best performance
Think about a previous good performance. What helped you do well that time and how can you apply it tomorrow or for any upcoming exams?

3. Your preparation
Boost your confidence by reminding yourself of how well you have prepared and how much revision you have done.

4. Focus on you 
Focus on yourself and don’t compare yourself to others as this will make you feel stressed. Instead, focus on what you can control.

5. The challenge
If you see the exam as a threat, it will make you stressed. View the exam as an opportunity or a challenge. This will make you feel better.

6. Overcoming setbacks
Remind yourself how you overcame previous setbacks. This will help you deal with future challenges and builds mental resilience.

7. A good night’s sleep
A good night’s sleep helps improve creativity, problem solving, concentration and memory. This is more important than last minute cramming which will just stress you out even more.


So go now, get a good night’s rest and wake up tomorrow with a clear heard, ready for the exam!


Good Luck!

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