Most of the students are preparing hard to ace the October SAT test. Spending hours every day studying and memorizing different tips and strategies of the test, students’ mind is packed with SAT test day thoughts. Why this unnecessary fuzz? Does all this anxiety and fear really a need? The answer is a BIG NO. Apart from just preparing for the SAT, students must also prepare their mental and physical health also simultaneously. All the hard-work and time dedicated to get a near perfect score on the SAT also depends on one’s physical and mental condition as well. Students must remember to mentally and physically tone themselves so that they are in good control of any imbalances on the day of the test. Anxiety and nervousness can welcome emotional, behavioural, and cognitive imbalances. All of these factors can disrupt the effective thinking capability and impede the students thought process during the day of the test. This will create an impression in the students’ mind as to really the SAT test is a hard nut to crack irrespective of the amount of time and effort they put into it. For most of the students, SAT turns out to be a nightmarish test only because the students mind is conquered by fear and anxiety.
Overcoming this stress and dismay is most important before you go for the test. Always think positive. It is easy to say to be positive even when the whole world is pointing and focusing only on your SAT test scores. But the fact is you must take control of your mind and will power, and never let another person’s opinion hamper your potential. Staying calm and not being restless during the week before exam is important as this can also ensure that you will get ample amount of sleep each night. Staying awake or late night sleeping habit can also wreck the admission to your dream university. Just studying alone is not sufficient you need to prepare your mind as well. Mind can be 100% fortified with meditation, listening to peaceful music and also regular physical exercise helps you flush out toxins out of your body thereby strengthening it. While preparing for the SAT, always make sure that the environment that you are studying is pleasant. Be surrounded by people who motivate and encourage you rather than with people who suffocate and pressure you about the SAT test. Do not hate the test, love the SAT and you will start seeing a change. Even the hard questions will no longer be hard once you develop an interest for it. Ultimately, always remember you are the way to your own success.
Believe in yourself, work hard towards it, and success will be yours!!