Our Exam Checklist

Feel prepared and ready to go the next day. Night before your exam:

  1. Pack the night before! Make your exam checklist.
    • Here is an example of my exam checklist:
      • student ID/ID with a photo
      • pens, pencils, erasers, sharpener, highlighters, rulers
      • 2 bottles of water (remove the labels)
      • watch (not a smart watch)
      • 2 packs of tissues
      • layered comfortable clothing (some exam rooms are too hot and others are too cold)
      • light snacks or lollies to reward myself in a 3 hour exam
      • an approved calculator (if required)
      • allowed notes or textbook (for open book exams)
      • and anything else I think I will need for the particular exam
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12 things I tell myself when I don’t want to study #MotivationMonday

Sometimes, studying can be overwhelming for me. I write down the things I want to achieve today and achieve this week and realised there was quite a bit to do since it’s week 12.

These are 12 things I tell myself when I feel a little demotivated and a little overwhelmed. These are my own things and they may not apply to you. I am sharing this in hope you can find some of it hopeful.

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Sleepy hygiene #MotivationMonday

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Restless nights, followed by tiring mornings and always feeling like you can never catch enough sleep?

Like how we have habits to keep our teeth clean and our studies done, we have habits that affect our sleep.

Sleep hygiene describes good sleep habits. Here are some advice to help you get a good night’s sleep from a student. Most of these are common sense but the hustle and bustle of the modern and uni life makes most of us neglect some of our common senses and self-care.

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Food For Thought

Exam time is quickly approaching (for us too!). We know you may have heard it before, but trust us, believing and following it through, is another thing. Healthy eating is not only great for your body but also your mind.

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