Tomorrow is the big day, GRE test day, and you are anxious thinking about tomorrow. It is not wrong to be worried, but it is surely a mistake to stress out yourself because stress will not help you, in place, it will hamper your performance. We have all done this at one point or the other, drowning oneself in caffeine, getting no sleep and studying the whole night in expectation of grasping each and every missed out topic. But, let’s face reality; this is exactly the kind of situation we must avoid if we want to perform our best in a standardized exam such as GRE.
Here are a few emblematic snares that every student faces a day before the exam, and that should be surely avoided for your peace of mind and performance.
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Shoving Up the Topics
Cramming is your biggest enemy if you want to excel in your exam. It stresses and wears out your brain because of which your performance gets adversely affected on the D-day. Think of GRE test day as a marathon day and now decide, will you run the whole distance a day before the actual day? Naturally, apart from a few stretches and exercises, you won’t exert your body, so do the same for your brain as. GRE test day is the marathon day of your brain, and your brain will need all energy and strength it can manage to perform at its best. So don’t cram your head with the overnight study and let it relax. Cramming is also responsible for two other common mistakes, as follows:
No Sleep or Less Sleep
Again, think of GRE exam day as your marathon day. To complete the marathon, you will be required to run miles, meaning your body will need all the energy it can muster otherwise you will never be able to win the rest if you are tired even before you have started. Same goes with the brain, if your brain is thoroughly tired even before you have started your test, it won’t be able to distinguish between right and wrong and you will start panicking. Brain reconstructs all damaged cells while the person sleeps. So let the brain regenerate itself and perform at its best on the final day.
Your brain needs all strength it can muster so that it can think straight. So make sure your breakfast includes lots of carbs and proteins in place of just a cup of coffee so that your brain can work efficiently and precisely.
Avoid these simple mistakes and your performance levels will be amazingly high on the D-day. To know more give us a missed call on 08039513255 or drop an email at gre@byju’s.com.