Every year, most of the students worldwide repeat the same mistake of not preparing well for their exams. Some of them say that this time, it’s going to be different. They are going to stay on top of everything, color codes all their notes and never leave anything to the last minute. But, in reality, that never happens.
If you are in the final year of your college, chances are that placement season is about to start or it has already begun. Like everyone else, you are also excited, you don’t want to miss the opportunity. Be it in canteen or class, all conversations are now geared towards placements. Which firms are coming? Which are not? Will your favorite firm do a repeat this year? Debates are on about the best and the rest. Startup or PSU? Core or non-core? However, all said and done, surveys say 80% of students simply fail in campus placement tests or competitive exams. Below are reasons why students fail and what you can do about it.
Graduation is a phase in a student’s life of defined curious ambiguity. Everyone around you would have turned into a career counsellor to add to your confusion. Sitting and wondering about the scale or scope of your career can be vague. In this competitive corporate world, this just would give enough time for someone to take a giant leap ahead of you. Nevertheless, one solution to this can be giving utmost dedication to online practice tests.
Practice is extremely essential to students’ learning as it helps them remember. The more no of times a student practices something, the more likely they are to learn and remember it i.e. the things learnt are likely to stay in his/her memory for longer periods of time. Practice also allows students by providing them an opportunity to demonstrate mastery of skills taught in classrooms; to increase speed, gain expertise and also improve skills, at the same time. Also, there are numerous methods in which a student can engage, allowing him/her to learn information at various stages of retention. A fine example of this would be the Learning Pyramid which highlights the theory of learning that in the learning process, active participation results in higher learning retention.