The following tips are specifically focused on prepping for an exam the day before. In my opinion, you are not going to learn much of any new material today. The 26 hours leading up to the exam are much less about learning material than they are about reassuring and preparing yourself emotionally and mentally by managing stress levels and boosting confidence.
🔴Trigger Warning: This post discusses suicide prevention which may be upsetting to some readers. || According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), suicide was the 10th leading cause of death in the United States in 2018 and was the 2nd leading cause of death for ages 10-34. We wanted to dedicate some of our time to promote suicide prevention resources.
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