Study the timetable and start to plan well ahead of time. There are sometimes two exams on one day so you will have to be super alert.
Count how many days are available until your first exam. Start today and work every day. Set targets for achievement.
Do not miss one day of school between now and your exams. Keep healthy and alert. Listen to your teachers – they have done this before and will help you to succeed.
Reading is a skill that will change your life. Read anything you can get your hands on and practice reading quickly and accurately.
Writing is power, but it requires practice. Write at least 400 words everyday – carefully, accurately and beautifully.
Textbooks are an essential student companion. Make sure you have a textbook for each subject and that you work through them systematically.
Exercise and eat healthily throughout the year, and maintain a good Body Mass Index (BMI)
Academic work requires concentration and focus. Turn off iPods, radios, TVs, and cellphones and have an intensive academic workout every day. Build your brain cells and be the envy of all your friends.
Good vibes are good for success. Surround yourself with positive, happy people who want you to succeed. Your family and friends will be important in supporting you before and during your exams. Be grateful for their support.
Success requires planning and hard work. Start planning and working today. Attend school and do your homework everyday. Read, write and calculate every day. Stick to your plan!
Some General Tips
Get a good night’s sleep before the exam
Write your name and correct exam number on the exam booklet as well as on any loose sheets of paper that you will be handing in.
Show your workings for all calculations
Obey the exam rules
Read the instructions carefully and make sure you understand them.
Read the questions carefully and make sure you know exactly what is being asked of you before attempting to answer.
Bring more than one pen to the exam room, as well as any other stationary you made need.
Listen carefully when announcements are made during the examination, they could be very important and could affect the paper you are writing.