There are two types of people in the world: Maths kids, and everyone else.
Okay, so maybe we shouldn’t be so black and white, but Maths is definitely one of the most polarising subjects out there. If you’re seeing stars at the thought of sitting in an exam room looking at numbers for 3 hours, here are some tips which will help you to boost your score in HSC Mathematics Exam
1. Build a plan & work on it
Make a suitable study plan with respect to the exam time table. Try to execute this schedule accordingly.
So, there you have it. Everyone has a slightly different approach to a looming exam, but when it comes to tackling maths, there’s no need to go into meltdown mode. By staying chill and being realistic about what you can achieve in those last moments, you can maximize your ability to perform well on the day.
2. Revise formulas with friends
Reading over your formulas may seem like a panic-stricken pre-exam activity, but having a good look through them the night before an exam can work as a refresher, solidifying what you know.
And, looking over some of the more obscure ones they haven’t asked about for a few years could come in handy.
General friends, you don’t get to pass on this one. Look through the formula sheet you’ll be given and make sure you recognize everything on there. If you don’t – that’s where to spend the precious last hour of study before dinner.
3. Give yourself a boost
Past papers should be very familiar terrain by now, but the night before is a great time to run through a few of the easier questions. The logic here is simple, nailing the right answer gives you a confidence boost.
Once you know you’ve got those ones in the bag, then you can address some of the stickier situations, those questions that you may not have got right when you first attempted that paper a couple of weeks ago.
Hopefully, the last few weeks of prep have got you on the right track, but if you’re still struggling, then give yourself a refresher. A quick Atomi crash course video is the perfect little boost you might need to make that final cog in your brain click into place.
4. Focus on what you know rather than what you don't
Keep the confidence that you have prepared well, we all have our weak spots, accept yours and don't fret over concepts you fail to understand, but focus on what you know and get that done better.