19 Things We Wish We Were Told Before Taking High School Exams
We asked the BuzzFeed Oz staff what advice they wish they could tell their high school self during exam time.
The best stationery is just as necessary as knowing all the facts.
Be prepared that everything you're learning may be forgotten down the track. And that's OK.
Exams only make up one part of your entire year.
Don't be too hard on yourself.
Do just that little bit more study and you'll thank yourself later.
The stress you're going through right now will seem insignificant sooner than you think.
The right nutritious study beverage is super important for keeping refreshed.
You need to eat, even if you think you're too busy studying.
Don't load up on too much caffeine. It can be detrimental.
Try to remain calm before going in.
The score you get is not the be all and end all.
Come prepared for the elements.
Take your time reading all the questions.
Pace your water consumption during the exam.
Exams have an allotted time for a reason, try and use all of it.
Once the exam is over, don't stress about the answers.
How other people do doesn't affect you.
Top marks aren't the ONLY way to get into your chosen university course.
And there's more to life than a university degree.
GOOD LUCK! You'll do great!
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