Exam preparation ( How to Study for Exams)

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<p>PowerPoint Presentation</p> <p>How to prepare for ExamsRitika DhamejaIntroductionExam week can be difficult, stressful &amp; even overwhelming. </p> <p>You may feel helpless and hopeless, as though there is nothing you can do.</p> <p>After a semester of too many classes and too much work, you think you'll have to stay up all night studying to pass your final exams.</p> <p>2Ritika Dhameja</p> <p>Does this happen to you?Ritika Dhameja3</p> <p>Ways to overcome Exam AnxietyRitika Dhameja4</p> <p>Calculate Your Self Study TimeRitika Dhameja5Sr NoActivityHours/ WeekTotal hrs/wk1No. of hours of sleep each night 8 X 7562No. of grooming hours per day 2 X 7143No. of hours of meal/snack per day 3 X 7214Total travel time per day 0.5 X 73.55No. of hours for T.V/playing per day 2 X 7146No. of hours per week for functions337No. of hours per week for shopping228No. of hours per day for tuition 1 X 779No. of hours per week for school 6 X 636Total156.5Subtract Total from 168168 - 156.5 11.5Total Hours for self study11.5Study Hour FormulaRitika Dhameja6Level of difficultyNo. of subjects (A)No. of hours (B)Total(A X B)EasyAverageDifficultTotalHow to use Study Hour Formula?Step 1: Write down all your subjects on a piece of paperStep 2: Then write easy/ medium or difficult to study in front of each subject on the basis of how you find these subjects to studyStep 3: Count the no. of easy subjects, no. of medium subjects and no. of difficult subjectsStep 4: Now use the previous formula. Eg: say you have 2 subjects that you find easy then write 2 in front of easy in (A) columnStep 5: Now allot time i.e. no. of hours to study these subjects. For eg: you may require less time to study easy subjects and more hours to study difficult subjects.Step 6: Fill out Column (A) and (B)Step 7: Multiply (A) * (B)Step 8: Add the Total column and write the answer in the red boxStep 9: This red box is THE TOTAL NO. OF HOURS YOU NEED TO STUDY ALL THE SUBJECTS before your exam.Ritika Dhameja7Prepare a Timetable for your Self StudyRitika Dhameja8</p> <p>Two Weeks Before the ExamStep 1: Make up a set of study sheets for each class.</p> <p>Step 2: Each set of study sheets should summarize the reading, your class notes, and any handouts.</p> <p>Step 3: For the next two weeks, read through your study sheets three times each day.</p> <p>Step 4: Understand the concept &amp; try to memorize the information. Ritika Dhameja9The Night Before the ExamRead your study sheets as usual.</p> <p>Go to bed early and get a good night's sleep.</p> <p>Ritika Dhameja10</p> <p>The Day of the ExamSet your alarm and get up early. </p> <p>Eat a good breakfast, including simple sugars (fruit juice), complex carbohydrates (cereal or toast), and protein (milk, eggs, cheese). This will help your blood sugar stay at a stable level, and since your brain runs on sugar, you don't want to have an empty tank.</p> <p>Caffeine has been shown to increase alertness and performance. </p> <p>Allow plenty of time to reach your school for the exam.</p> <p>Carry a bottle of water so you don't get dehydrated during the exam period.</p> <p>Ritika Dhameja11Last 10 minutes of the examCheck if you have attempted all or the required number of questions</p> <p>Check your answersheet &amp; correct spelling/grammatical errors if any</p> <p>If you still have some time left then draw a line between two answers to separate them which further makes your answersheetRitika Dhameja12Effective Study Tools:To learn more on how to study properly check out the link below:</p> <p>Effective Study Tools:http://www.slideshare.net/ritikadhameja/effective-study-toolsVarious study tools can be used by students to help them understand their study potential/ pattern /style and use these effectively to procure a positive outcome of their studiesRitika Dhameja13Thank You14Ritika Dhameja</p>