Techniques for Focusing – Thought Stopping

Sometimes when we get stuck on a question in the exams, we start having ‘runaway thoughts’ like “I’m going to fail this entire exam, I should have prepared for this topic instead of the other one, I’m so stupid, why didn’t I study harder?” etc etc. Sounds familiar to you? Sometimes we’re able to shrug…

Dealing with the Unknown

Promotional exams results will be released this coming Monday. Last year I wrote about Rubics Cube as an analogy of how some of you might have to take detours (meaning retain in JC1) to get to where you want to go ultimately (admission into university). This year again some would be promoted, some would have…

“I just blank out!” – Exam Anxiety

Promos starts next Monday. I probably should have written about exam anxiety earlier but oh well, better late than never! Any of us can have exam anxiety (yes, even the straight A students) and a little anxiety is in and of itself not a bad thing. It’s a signal that this exam is important to us and…