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    I know it's a bit late seen as though the exams were back in January, but in preperation for June, what little tips do you have?

    #1 Go to the toilet before the exam. There is nothing worse than needing a wee, but not wanting to go incase you run out of time haha.
    #2 Chew chewing gum. I've heard it works, not sure how or why, but apparently so. I wouldn't reccommend for a 3 hour exam though!

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    Make sure you eat before the exam. It'll help you focus and it will prevent distracting others. The number of people's stomachs I've heard rumbling in exams and it has really distracted me. I don't get how people can do exams whilst feeling really hungry.
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    Have more then one working pen and know your candidate number off by heart- if you're making an effort to remembe that then you might forget things you need for the exam.

    Umm, if your school allows it ( and I don't see why not; though my old one didn't) take a bottle of water in with you; and thirstyness is horrible and could distract you- especially if other people have water and you don't.
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    (Original post by Blue Rose)
    Make sure you eat before the exam. It'll help you focus and it will prevent distracting others. The number of people's stomachs I've heard rumbling in exams and it has really distracted me. I don't get how people can do exams whilst feeling really hungry.
    ugh - the WORST THING - when in an exam, half your attention is on the paper, half is on clenching your stomach so it doesn't gurgle again. and the "oh god here comes another rumble" feeling - as if your stomach is going "OOO I KNOW THE ANSWER!"

    horrible.

    eat well.
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    lol
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    Any suggestions on what not to eat? I remember being in exams and wanting to let one rip.
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    There is nothing wrong with eating these things but don't eat them directly before an exams.
    Lots of vegetables, esp green ones like cabbage and broccoli
    Fruit-apples, bananas etc
    And everyone knows about beans...
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    Apparently dark chocolate helps you concentrate. Oooh and fish
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    (Original post by Blue Rose)
    Make sure you eat before the exam. It'll help you focus and it will prevent distracting others. The number of people's stomachs I've heard rumbling in exams and it has really distracted me. I don't get how people can do exams whilst feeling really hungry.
    On one of my interview days that happened to me during the written part, not only does it not help you conentrate it's bloody embarassing
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    Don't eat excessive amounts before the exam, if you get too full, blood diverts to the stomach away from the brain, so you can't think as quickly. Have a lighter lunch.

    Also, this june Im doing 13 exams (im taking my A2s) is this too much?
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    (Original post by Botticello)
    Also, this june Im doing 13 exams (im taking my A2s) is this too much?
    It's alot, but it's managable. I've got 10 I think. There's nothing you can do about it now anyway
    It will be stressful, but it's only a few weeks, so power through
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    I actually havent entered what I want to resit, just planning as now.
 
 
 

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