The number one law of success in any Examination is to work very hard. Even in your working place, your hard work determines your promotion. In other words, prepare very well for the examination. Every foundation of success is preparation. It is also important that you work hard in the right direction.
For an example, if you spend your time reading The Beautiful Ones Are Not Yet Born while the examination questions will be based on The Potter's Wheel, success will elude you even though you have worked very hard.
|6 Working Strategies For Success To Knock At Your Door|
6 Working Strategies For Success To Knock At Your Door
1. Early And Regular Revision
A very important aspect of working hard involves early and regular revision. The issue of early and regular revision is so important for students. Here are some points to note.
- Revise on daily basis. Make good use of your period to go through each day's subjects. Go beyond your notes and read the recommended texts.
- Adopt "active revision" jot down the key points on an index card as your revise. Draw, practise and experiment if the subject you are revising involves these activities.
- Prepare a revision timetable based on the syllabus. Ensure that the time table covers the syllabus.
- Some people are best at particular periods of the day or night. Choose your peak period to revise subjects or topics you find difficult.
- Choose a particular peace to study. Man is a creature of habit. Arriving at your regular study place helps to put you in a study mood.
- Group revision can be helpful if it is an excuse to avoid individual effort and exertion.
6. Do Your Assignment
Doing class assignments is an important aspect of working hard. This enables you to practice and sharpen your skills because class assignments are examination questions at class level. In my student days, l came across examination questions that were, word to word, class assignments. Class assignments have become more important as they now form part of the continuous assessment system which determines your final grade.