This post is dedicated to all candidates that participated in this recent JAMB exam and about preparing for their post UTME exam,so just read this step by step to be successful.
The process of getting admitted into your choice institution requires that you take a POST-UTME exam. The POST-UTME, unlike every other exam you have written, is of utmost importance hence requiring utmost preparation.
These said, here are 7 tips to help you prepare for the POST-UTME. If you read and practice carefully what is written in this article, I promise you, you will smiling your way to paying acceptance fee.
How You Can Prepare For Post UTME Screening Exercise
1. START REVISING YOUR BOOKS BEFORE THE EXAM
For an exam as the POST-UTME, you have to bring your A-game to the table because that’s what determines your admission into the university. Pick up past questions from at least 5 years before hand, and study carefully. You should also make study notes to help organize your written materials into
sub-headings, bullet points and diagrams as too much written stuff can be off-putting..
2. MINIMIZE THE TIME YOU SPENT WATCHING SEASONAL FILMS AND HOME VIDEOS AND LISTEN TO NEWS, NETWORK NEWS PREFERABLY.
Just like the saying your life is shaped by two things, one who you listen to, and two what you spent your time doing. Preparing for an exam requires a lot of studies, therefore spending more time with your books rather than watching movies and cheap chart will offers one a greater opportunity of getting what they want out of it.
And also listen to NEWS and good interview for their are more to learn from it that will contribute a lot during your exam.
3. MINIMIZE THE TIME YOU SPEND ON SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
Yes catching fun is really good but business before pleasure seems to be the best. Post Utme requires a lot of attention, avoid clubbing and some other irrelevant activities because distraction from such is one of the major causes of failure during exams in general. As a matter of fact you will get tired of lots of such on campus when admitted depending on what you want for yourself, So you better start preparing.
4. AVOID DRINKING OR EATING FOOD THAT CONTAINS CAFFEINE
Although most of us may not really understand what caffeine is, well, in a brief definition, Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant. Just like weed, Caffeine makes you feel good for a short term, but it gives you migraine in the long run. Some of the food and drink that contains caffeine
including coke, energy drinks and coffee and it gives a short term side effects such as headache, nausea, and anxiety, which you wouldn’t want to tolerate as an exam candidate.
5. EAT AS LIGHT AS POSSIBLE
Eating too much on a regular day is not advisable for anyone because it makes one weak and lazy. Studies have also shown that students that skip breakfast experience a 20-40% of thinking skills, and so it is not also advisable to skip breakfast. But before your exam, eat as light as possible so that
you don’t get too heavy and slow, or sleepy.
6. LEARN TIME MANAGEMENT
Time management is key to a successful living. Stress often comes from the belief that you are running out of time to prepare; therefore by allocating time blocks for each important topic nothing will be missed and your worries will disappear. Give this a shot!
See Also: How to Motivate Yourself to Study
7. DEVELOP A POSITIVE MENTAL ATTITUDE & PRAY!
Believe it or not, it really works. You are attracted by what you give your attention to whether positive or the other negative mental attitude. Think positive cause the minute you start having negative thoughts, it begins to work against you. To overcome failure, you have to first set your mind to it then this should be the no.
1 PRAY and commit the desires of your heart to God and He will surely see you through.