Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Vital Tips For Scoring High In A Post UTME Exercise


Considering the fact that you have obtained the minimum required score in JAMB examination to sit for a Post-UTME in the institution of your chosen, indicates that you could as well do very well in the exercise. All that is necessary is just for you to apply certain principles. There is something about principles which cannot be denied and that is "Principles are an inherent part of nature". You see, the workings of the cosmos are governed by principles. Since our lives and its activities are both constituents of nature, it then follows that the way and manner in which we do things ought to be governed by natural principles. To fail in this is to be abashed and confused. Apply the appropriate principles and your success to securing admission into the university of your choice will be certain. The following principles are tips that will help you get that high score in the exercise:

PRINCIPLE 1: Get rid of that fear and be optimistic.
Fear is negative energy. It suppresses and submerges its victim into a state of despondency. Once that spark of despondency has taken place, hopelessness sets in. These processes have a terrible psychological effect on the coordination of the victim as it will sap out every grain of faith. I'm sure you don't want all these happening to you. So the very first thing you'd have to do is to get rid of that fear and become optimistic. Visualize and have faith and believe that you will score high in the post-UTME and there is a place for you in the school of your choice.

PRINCIPLE 2: Do the needful and practice lot of past questions.
While visualization and faith are necessary ingredients for building up your optimism, they are not enough to get you your heart desire. You have got to do the needful: practice lot of past questions. It's just like the biblical "faith without work thing". Faith without work is dead says the scriptures. In other words that high score which you desire will not pop up if you don't do the necessary work. So the principle is simply this: visualize, have faith and do the work. Set out a space of time of at least one hour to practice past questions. Observe trends and patterns. Discover for yourself and understand the minds of the examiners. Don't be scared, you can do all these.

PRINCIPLE 3: Increase your time of practice and learn to take study-in-between breaks.
Steadily increase your study time frame from one to two hours and possibly to three hours. Always take a break of at least five to ten minutes for longer periods of studies. It is important for you to also have adequate amounts of rest. So sleep at least six hours every day. This is very important because adequate amount of rest will help your brain to gain focus and sustain remembrance. 

PRINCIPLE 4: Be consistent with your studies.
Consistency is one of the pillars of success. One of the differences between a failure and a successful person is consistency. Successful people are consistent while failures are not. When you practice your past questions consistently, you build up neuro-patterns in your brain. Your brain becomes used to the patterns of the questions and as such builds up harmony that will enable you gain balance in the examination. This will help you gain speed and accuracy because timing is also an essential part of an examination.  

PRINCIPLE 5: Have adequate amount of rest before going for the test.
Make sure you aren't stressed out before going for the test. If you have consistently observe the three highlighted principles above you are bound to be successful. So there's no point stressing your self because you have done the right thing at the right time. You need to rest your head because when the pressure is on you don't want your brains tired. 


Take note of the following while you are in the test hall:

a. Write down those things which you felt are important on the scratch paper provided by the examiners before you begin the test. They could be mathematical formulas, variables, some mnemonics which you have devised in the course of practicing. This will help you save some time while answering the questions.

b. Attempt the problems you know first. Easy problems which you are certain about should be attempted first. Avoid been stucked on a particular problem. Always remember that time is also an essential part of an examination. So move on to the next question.

c. Go back to those questions which you have skipped. If it is a multi choice question, crossing off wrong answers which seem ridiculously silly. This will increase your chance of getting the right answer.

d. Never leave any question unanswered as there is the possibility of getting the right answer to the question.  

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