Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing. – William Arthur Ward
Exam week is known as the most stressful week of the semester; however, it doesn't have to be. The week becomes stressful because people tend to lose control of their time. Here are five tools to help you manage your time and survive exam week. The very first thing you should do is
Before my junior year I didn't do a very good job preparing myself for exam week. I would wait until the last second to study and would not have anything organized. I lost sleep and could have done better on my freshman and sophomore exams. It didn't hit me until my junior year that I needed to prepare for exam week in order to succeed on my exams. I developed and stuck to the five tools above and saw massive change. I not only performed better on my exams, but I also felt more prepared as a student. These five tools helped me immensely and made exam week a breeze.
I guarantee that if you use the five tools I have listed above, you will see significant changes. These tools will prepare you as a student and will help alleviate stress. After using these tools, you will no longer dread exam week but will look forward to it.