Final Words

Final words

There is a saying, “Children don’t follow what you teach, but follow what you are.”

This quote is absolutely true. I also agree with it. But remember, you aren’t a small child anymore. You can differentiate what is wrong and what is right, can’t you? So, don’t limit yourself with this quote.

But, many people even adult are limiting themselves with this quote. Whenever someone give them good suggestion they try to find out if that person is doing what he is saying or not? If not, then they ignore that person and even criticize him/her. This is not a good habit.

Let’s take some examples if your teacher motivate you to be an astronaut and to touch the moon, then is it right to ignore him saying he himself is not an astronaut? Is it right to ignore your parent’s requests to avoid the use of alcohol and cigarettes saying they themselves are using alcohol and cigarettes? No, it isn’t.

So, avoid this kind of habit. If all people in this world had just ignored their senior’s suggestion and had done exactly what their seniors had done then there will have not been any improvement in this world.

Remember, people give you good suggestions thinking that you will avoid the mistake that they had done and they want you to be better person. Great people are able break the records continuously because they accept the suggestions of their seniors and try to avoid the mistake which their predecessor had done.

It is not necessary that if a father is alcoholic then son also should be alcoholic. But instead that son should learn from his father’s mistake and try to avoid alcohol throughout his life. Moreover that son can even try to create awareness against alcohol. If you hold this type of attitude then you will certainly progress in life.

So, if anyone gives you good suggestion, then accept it and try to apply it and even ask for more suggestions. Don’t try to be like the person who is already born in this earth but try to be better than anyone who has ever born before.

Note: Remember, all suggestion and seniors are not good so, try to find what is good and what is not. Ignore the bad one and listen and apply good one.

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Chapter: 35 Exam Tips

Studying for exam

Even though how hard you study but if you are unable to present yourself properly in exam then you will not get the proper marks.

So, it is very necessary to present yourself properly in exam. Some of the tips which can help you to present yourself properly in exam are:

1. Be well prepared ahead:

Don’t depend on cramming whole night before examination day. This will not only make you more confused and stressed but also decrease your efficiency. By being well prepared before examination you will not only improve your grades but also improve your knowledge.

For this reason study daily and don’t let your work to be piled up for exam.

 

2. Have a attractive handwriting:

In this world, generally attractive things get more priority. So, the student having attractive handwriting tends to get good marks than student without attractive handwriting even for same answer:

Some tips for having good handwriting are:

  1. Motivate yourself to improve your handwriting.
  2. Hold the pen in your own way which is familiar to you.
  3. Pattern of all your handwriting should be same. Either all should be slanted or straight.
  4.  Size of letters should be same. Size of all capital letters and all small letters should be same.
  5. Try to create equal gaps between two words.
  6. Don’t squeeze the letters in a words and words in a sentence too much.

While practicing to write in good handwriting don’t give up due to failure. Be slow and steady. Take adequate time to write and don’t hurry.

Once you get in the habit of good handwriting you don’t have to make more efforts.

“We are what we repeatedly do, excellence then is not a act but a habit.”

Aristotle

 

3. Check out the past question papers and specification grid:

Be familiar with the format of a question paper. Find out the type of questions which can be asked. And develop a strategy ahead of examination to solve question paper. Use the specification grid to study in effective and productive way.

But don’t depend only on past question papers and specification grid.

 

5. Miscellaneous:

  • Be well rested during exam and don’t get stressed but stay positive.
  • Be aware about your health and food during exam. Because if you become ill during exam then you won’t be able to do well in exam.
  • Enter the exam hall at proper time to avoid rushing and stress.

6. During exam:

  • Do a memory dump. After beginning of exam write down the things in your answer sheet which you may forget later. But don’t write before beginning of exam otherwise you will be regarded as cheater. While writing answer of one question if facts and ideas about another question get popped into your mind then note it down quickly.
  • After finishing examination and coming out of exam hall, don’t discuss with your friend about questions of exam. This will only make you doubt over your answers which can make you stressed and tensed. Thus, this stress and tension can decrease the concentration and efficiency for preparing other exam.

 

Avoid cheating in exam. By cheating you may get good marks but you will lack knowledge. By cheating you can’t get inner satisfaction and fulfillment. Cheating habit makes you more lazier and you will lack pressure to study well due to dependency on cheating.

“It is dignity to be fail than to be passed by cheating.”

-Abraham Lincoln

If you have only certificate you will get good job but can’t progress. But if you have both knowledge and certificate you can create job for yourself and other and do more progress.

Treat your exam as a scanner to detect flaws and weakness and try to improve such flaws and weakness. Realize you are studying to make your own future better not others.

Sometimes results may not come as expected. In such case don’t let the paper known as mark-sheet or certificate to judge you and don’t allow it to limit you. Be happy on how much knowledge you gained rather than being unhappy for low grades. Instead of thinking ‘if’ think ‘next time’.

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