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    In exams I hate wearing my glasses, but it takes time to take them off and I can't see the time without them. Should I wear them more to get use to them?
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    Put them on only when you want to see the time?

    Or get a watch.
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    You can usually take a watch into an exam and leave it on your desk, but it mustn't be a smart watch. Best to check with your school first to make sure.
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    (Original post by SmilingWombat)
    You can usually take a watch into an exam and leave it on your desk, but it mustn't be a smart watch. Best to check with your school first to make sure.
    Our school doesn't allow watches at all as they ca't be bothered to check if it's a smart watch or not. But thanx for the suggestion
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    For me it was annoying too but I couldn't stand wearing them for up close for too long.

    It is not a good idea to use them for up close if you don't need them. Just wear them when you want to see the time.
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    It takes time to take your glasses off? What, 2 seconds?
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    (Original post by Palmyra)
    It takes time to take your glasses off? What, 2 seconds?
    Every second counts! *mind goes blank for five minutes halfway throughout the exam*
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    (Original post by Aseeb Tariq)
    Every second counts! *mind goes blank for five minutes halfway throughout the exam*
    that's the most ridiculous thing I've ever heard, the time it takes to remove your glasses is negligible and utterly insignificant
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    (Original post by Angel_Chen)
    In exams I hate wearing my glasses, but it takes time to take them off and I can't see the time without them. Should I wear them more to get use to them?
    At first I was like 'but how tf are you meant to see the exam paper??' until I read what you said properly :P
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    If you really find it disadvantages you in the exam then I would speak to your teacher and see whether a) you can get permission to take in a plain wristwatch, or b) see if you can be seated near to the wall clock so that you can see it without your glasses.
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    (Original post by Angel_Chen)
    In exams I hate wearing my glasses, but it takes time to take them off and I can't see the time without them. Should I wear them more to get use to them?
    Maybe ask the exam's officer if you can be placed at the front. Explain the situation to them.
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    (Original post by Palmyra)
    It takes time to take your glasses off? What, 2 seconds?
    My eyes don't focus straight after I take them off so... it's mostly just annoying. Plus I sometimes get a headache from wearing my glasses.
    In subjects like history, they expect you to write half a page in 5 minutes. Most papers are a mark per minute and in my physics exam on Friday I forgot to get my glasses out and ended up running out of time for the first time ever. Also they don't give you 5 minute warnings anymore.
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    my school didn't allow watches either but they did allow stopwatches so bring one of those
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    (Original post by Angel_Chen)
    My eyes don't focus straight after I take them off so... it's mostly just annoying. Plus I sometimes get a headache from wearing my glasses.
    In subjects like history, they expect you to write half a page in 5 minutes. Most papers are a mark per minute and in my physics exam on Friday I forgot to get my glasses out and ended up runninת׳g out of time for the first time ever. Also they don't give you 5 minute warnings anymore.
    Sounds like either your prescription is wrong (too strong) or you need a separate prescription for up close.
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    I wear contact lenses during exams. You might be able to get a free trial. I know Specsavers do them.
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