Now that you have decided to take the WAEC, NECO, and JAMB Examination, it’s time to plan the best strategies that would guarantee success. In this article, we will outline 5 tips to help you manage your time and resources to prepare you for the task ahead.
Tips for preparing for WAEC, NECO, and JAMB
TIP 1: MAKE USE OF THE SYLLABUS AND REFER TO THEM
The Syllabus is a written guide that highlights all the topics and all there is to know about a subject. The first thing to do is to go through the syllabus for each subject, write out the important topics, and map out a plan to study them.
TIP 2: RANK THE EXAMS BY IMPORTANCE
All the Exams are important but the WAEC is more important because it’s the very bedrock of the admission process. Keep in mind that JAMB and POST UTME are also as important WAEC, therefore endeavor to put adequate effort into studying for all the exams.
TIP 3: CONSIDER STUDYING IN ORDER OF THE EXAM DATES
Identify the order in which the EXAMS would be written? In the past, WAEC usually starts around May/June but seeing the recent changes such as the CORONA Virus Pandemic, one has to carefully check for recent trends to be sure.
TIP 4: CREATE A WORKABLE TIMETABLE
Now that you have decided on the particular exams you intend to study for first, the second step is to create a timetable that will align you in making the most of your time.
TIP 5: GATHER ENOUGH MATERIALS
You can’t study effectively for your WAEC, NECO, and JAMB without reading materials. So make provisions for the following:
- Syllabus (See TIP 1)
- Class Notes (Check Out Our Digitized Class Notes from JSS1 to SS3)
- WAEC, NECO, and JAMB Past Questions (Check Out our Digitized Past Questions for WAEC, NECO, JAMB)
TIP 6: PRACTICE AND PRACTICE
One of the best ways to study for WAEC, NECO, and JAMB is to continuously practice with past questions. Past Questions give you an insight into what to expect from the examinations. Solving the problems presented in the Past Questions Correctly, means you are on track.
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TIP 7: AVOID CRAMMING
Cramming is not a recommended solution for those about to write external exams. The patterns of questions for WAEC, NECO, and JAMB, often changes, so often times than none, you are tested with what you understand and not what you have crammed. Understanding the topics helps you prepare you to answer any question no matter how it is twisted.