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Your 12 Steps To Get You Through Exam Day

Use these steps to help you be the best you can during your exam.
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1. Get the equipment you need ready the night before
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2. Have a good breakfast
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Check out the information on eating healthily.

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3. Arrive in plenty of time
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4. Remember – anxiety is normal
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5. Keep away from others who are stressed
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6. Go to the loo before the exam starts
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7. Do some relaxation or breathing exercises before going into the exam
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8. Take in a bottle of water and tissues
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9. Don’t panic! Pace yourself. It is common for your mind to go blank at first and it is easy to start to panic
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10. Pause for a few moments, slow down your breathing and let your body relax. Then refocus
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11. PHEW! Pat yourself on the back. Don’t worry how it’s gone
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12. Walk out and move on!
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how to get help

If you have any more questions on this area or would like to speak to somebody about this topic, have a look at the links or search for your local services in the blue box below. Alternatively you can always contact your public health nurse.

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Find out what services are available to you in your area. Remember your school nurse is always there to give you confidential help and support.