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Tips for tackling exams

Feeling anxiety about examinations is completely normal. The trick is managing and minimising it. Remember, your examination result does not define you – the examination is simply a way for you to show off what you do know.

Exams are just a job to be done as well as you can, not the be-all and end-all of your existence. So the following are just tips about how to put yourself in a position to do the best you can.

Dealing with the anxiety of exams

Revision tips

On examination day(s)

Practicalities and what to do if something goes wrong