Exam preparation is as much about working through the right material with the right teacher as it is about health, well-being and fitness.
For example, the only exam I ever scored 100% on was the one that I ran before (my I.B. Standard Level English exam).
I attribute my 42 points in the I.B., as well as my ability to juggle a Master’s Degree with running College Connections to:
I have spent a great deal of time keeping track of developments in these fields, as I feel that my studies and work have benefitted so much from each of these practices. I am not alone – there is countless evidence available about the benefits of these four practices to student performance.
It also doesn’t mean becoming a Buddhist monk or a marathon runner either! As little as 20 minutes running three times a week, combined with five minutes of daily meditation, can make a world of a difference to students.
In order to help my students prepare for their exams, I have compiled my tips and synthesized them into a .PDF (Below).
This resource is the basis for a 12 week program that I will be running with students that are interested in optimizing their academic results.
Community and accountability are two other important factors that help determine success, so not only have I put together this .PDF, I have also created a study journal on Google Sheets for students to log their progress: