1. Plan Your Study Time
Make your study schedule practical, flexible and realistic. Your Library provides over 4,000 seats for your quiet study during the daytime. The Library has also implemented the following special arrangements.
- Monday to Friday: 9:30 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. (next day)
- Saturday to Sunday: 6:30 pm (Sat) - 9:00 am (the following Mon)
Go through the past exam papers to review what kind of questions have been set in the past and the relationship between the questions and the course content.
CUHK Examination Papers Database: http://easyaccess.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/login?url=http://library.cuhk.edu.hk:81/
If you need help with finding exam papers please check out our brief guide to using the Exam Database at https://youtu.be/5P2nJg8v6xI
3. Study in Groups
Teamwork and collaborative learning can be fun and useful. Bubble Group Study Rooms in the Learning Garden and Group Study Rooms in WMY Learning Commons are open 24 hours during the exam.
4. Library Guide on Exam Skills
Have a look at the library guide on exam skills (http://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/c.php?g=549209&p=3836452) to get more information and resources on exam-taking strategies.
Take a short break and play chess in the Chess and Games area in the Learning Garden if you feel bored or cannot concentrate on your study. To restore your willpower, have a hot beverage and some snacks in the Refreshment Zone.
Still feeling stressed? The following may help:
Stress Management Workshop@YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Ljl0Sc0EAY&list=PLZHi9kYrvfMLkewAEZPDX-...
(by Prof. Chan Sui Yin, Department of Psychology, CUHK and Director of Chanwuyi Research Center for Neuropsychological Well-being)
6. Adequate Sleep
Don’t forget to have enough sleep the night before the exam.