Get advice on beating exam stress

Doing exams can be stressful and sometimes it's hard to not let it get to you. So to help you stay positive and motivated, we've put together lots of techniques for you to try, including exercise and colouring.

The six types of people you'll meet in the exam room

Have a look at the different types of people you'll meet in the exam or meet the six types of student here…

The question asker

You've barely sat down and they've got their hand in the air.

Top Tip

Don't let them make you lose your focus.

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The worrier

This person looks like they are having the worst time of their life.

Top Tip

Tell yourself it can't possibly be that bad.

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The workhorse

This person has written so much they haven't surfaced for air.

Top Tip

Don't let their overconfidence knock yours!

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The one that does nothing

They are just sitting there, possibly asleep.

Top Tip

Be grateful they are quiet and try not to worry about them.

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The desk wobbler

They're not speaking, but they are sure making distracting noises!

Top Tip

You may need to get the invigilator to intervene.

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The no show

Maybe they are in denial or just forgot?

Top Tip

Be glad you're here, you're 100 per cent more likely to pass.

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