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    I have an exam tomorrow in the morning which I really need to revise for as long as possible - what's the shortest amount of time you think I could sleep for and still feel okay for the exam?

    What's the shortest amount of sleep you've had before an exam?
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    6/7 hours at least.

    I've gone about 5 hours sleep before an exam due to worry and stress. Didn't turn out too well.
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    (Original post by xxx-ooo-xxx)
    I have an exam tomorrow in the morning which I really need to revise for as long as possible - what's the shortest amount of time you think I could sleep for and still feel okay for the exam?

    What's the shortest amount of sleep you've had before an exam?
    Shortest amount- 0hrs, but I wouldn't recommend because it affects some ppl
    Get at lest 6hrs tbh
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    I honestly would recommend ensuring you get as much sleep as possible. At least 7- 8 hours.

    Purely based on being in exactly the same position as you with my medical exams, I can honestly say sleep with drastically improve your performance over last minute anxious cramming
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    (Original post by xxx-ooo-xxx)
    I have an exam tomorrow in the morning which I really need to revise for as long as possible - what's the shortest amount of time you think I could sleep for and still feel okay for the exam?

    What's the shortest amount of sleep you've had before an exam?
    Depends on your body 4-5? what exam is it? what do you think your at? Ideally you want at least 6 I went in one with 5 hours I was fine but I had a shower to make sure I was fresh.

    edit:If this was a GCSE student I would prob like you can just wing it get some sleep but A-levels damn they got me all worked up
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    (Original post by xxx-ooo-xxx)
    I have an exam tomorrow in the morning which I really need to revise for as long as possible - what's the shortest amount of time you think I could sleep for and still feel okay for the exam?

    What's the shortest amount of sleep you've had before an exam?
    I'd say minimum 8 hours. More if you can.
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    6 hours
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    (Original post by Emz99)
    Depends on your body 4-5? what exam is it? what do you think your at? Ideally you want at least 6 I went in one with 5 hours I was fine but I had a shower to make sure I was fresh.

    edit:If this was a GCSE student I would prob like you can just wing it get some sleep but A-levels damn they got me all worked up
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    I honestly would recommend ensuring you get as much sleep as possible. At least 7- 8 hours.

    Purely based on being in exactly the same position as you with my medical exams, I can honestly say sleep with drastically improve your performance over last minute anxious cramming
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    Shortest amount- 0hrs, but I wouldn't recommend because it affects some ppl
    Get at lest 6hrs tbh
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    6/7 hours at least.

    I've gone about 5 hours sleep before an exam due to worry and stress. Didn't turn out too well.
    Was hoping you'd all reassure me that about 3 was okay haha I get around 5/6 a night before each exam at the moment anyway so it sounds like I'm probably pushing it a bit as it is
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    Well for my last 2 exam's I have had around 5 hrs sleep , they both went well tbh so I'd say have 5 hrs min
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    (Original post by S2M)
    I'd say minimum 8 hours. More if you can.
    unfortunately that simply won't happen lol
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    (Original post by xxx-ooo-xxx)
    Was hoping you'd all reassure me that about 3 was okay haha I get around 5/6 a night before each exam at the moment anyway so it sounds like I'm probably pushing it a bit as it is
    Too less and it may affect your performance Good luck in your exam x
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    unfortunately that simply won't happen lol
    Ah, I see. Best thing would be to get as much sleep as you can then.
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    (Original post by xxx-ooo-xxx)
    I have an exam tomorrow in the morning which I really need to revise for as long as possible - what's the shortest amount of time you think I could sleep for and still feel okay for the exam?

    What's the shortest amount of sleep you've had before an exam?
    7-8 hours is ideal. However, with this heat and considering nerves, I normally only manage to sleep at about 3:30pm. So that gives me 3-3.5 hours sleep. I won't lie and say its easy, but it's definitely good enough to do well in a test. I guess it depends on what test you have in the morning. if gcse then deffo 3 hours is enough as the content is easy. If something like A2 Further Maths, the max you can probably get is high 80s, considering you will be extra cautious of making mistakes and so will work slower whilst also making mistakes. Therefore, you'll need more sleep. overall, I think you should aim to get 5 to 6 hours of sleep as it can drastically improve performance, but don't worry if you can only get 3.
 
 
 
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