How to win at timed exam style assessments


With the timed exam assessments right around the corner, we thought it would be helpful to share some tips on how to excel in this type of assessment. Timed exams can be stressful, but with the right approach and preparation, you can improve your chances of success.

Here are some tips to help you prepare for your exams:

  • Familiarise yourself with the format of the test and the types of questions that will be asked. This will help you manage your time and expectations effectively.
  • Practice completing past exam papers under timed conditions to improve your technique and identify areas for improvement.
  • Take advantage of available resources such as textbooks, online materials, and practice exams to reinforce your knowledge.
  • Avoid studying for long hours without breaks, as this can lead to fatigue and decreased concentration. Take regular breaks to stay motivated and refreshed.
  • Arrive early on exam day and prepare all necessary materials ahead of time. When the exam begins, read the instructions carefully and pace yourself accordingly.
  • If you get stuck on a question, don't panic - move on to the next question and come back to it later.
  • Manage your time wisely and allocate enough time for each question.
  • Finally, remain calm and confident throughout the exam, and trust in your preparation and abilities.

By following these tips, you can increase your chances of success in timed exams and assessments.

Good luck!


Best wishes

The ABE Team.