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Battling With Examination Fear & Failure? Read This!

Battling with ICAN examination fear & failure? We’ve got something for you!

“Believe you can, and you are halfway there”

ICAN is a professional examination that is required for growth in your career as an Accountant, meaning for you to grow as a Nigerian Accountant, you need to pass the different levels involved. It is not uncommon to fail a paper or more in your attempts at ICAN. We understand many candidates are battling with examination fear & failure,  so they are shying away from sitting for ICAN again. 

This blog post is for you. Let’s tackle this examination fear together. If you want to smash your ICAN examination at the next attempt, it’s time to get up and scream “I can do it!”.  So we will list out actionable tips on how you can overcome examination fear & failure.

How To Overcome Examination Fear and Failure

#1 Believe You Can

Before you can work on becoming successful in your ICAN examination, it is highly important that you convince yourself that you can. It all begins from the mind, once you believe in your ability to go all out for success, planning and preparation won’t become a burden to you any longer.

You can also practice deep breathing exercises regularly. Meditation is one of the best medicines that can reduce your anxiety. Make it a habit to Meditate at least 10 minutes per day. It will surely increase your concentration power.

#2 Regular Studies Develop Good Study Habits

Start studying early. Leave plenty of time to revise so that you don’t have to do last minute cramming. Giving yourself adequate time will help to boost your confidence and reduce any pre-exam stress as you know you have prepared well. Instead of waiting for the eleventh hour, start studying as early as possible. With a good amount of time before hand, you will certainly feel more relaxed as you have plenty of time to give-in your best.

#3 Don’t Be Hard On Yourself

Take it slowly, don’t let the fear of failure push you to outsmart your body. You need to take it a step at a time. Make a plan to study, have a schedule, and work with it. That way, you will be able to channel your energy to a particular subject at a given time. Eventually, you will be able to have a hold on all required information.

#4 Join a Study Group

When you are experiencing examination fear & failure, you are most likely not to be motivated to study or focus. This is why ICAN Online Tutors was established! Being a member of a study group helps you to avoid procrastination, learn faster, as well as build confidence in yourself. In a study group, you can learn quickly by simply asking a question, instead of spending valuable time puzzling over the difficulty alone. 

When you join our study group, you will gain unlimited access to video and audio resources that will guide you through the path of success. You will also have dedicated tutors who will see to your success in your chosen papers.

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