Last-Minute Study Tips
Preparing to the TOEFL, if it is important indeed for you, is a difficult and very valuable task. Read several importand advice on preparing the test.
Last-Minute Study Tips

last_minuteThroughout the life each person passes a lot of exams. It is always a chance to study more and to feel nervous. Being a friend (not an enemy) to your health, you should understand importance of eating well, sleeping, and taking time to relax in addition to reviewing what you have learned.

 - Sleep -
• Not sleeping itself is important, but actually your feeling well rested. Before any exam you need to have a good night's sleep, it will give you energy and quick wit.
• And if you do not succeed in sleeping the night before the test, don't worry! Try to concentrate your attention and force to pass the test and then you will be able to rest. If you have slept several nights before, everything will be ok.

 - Diet -
• In order to avoid unpredictable complexities with your health, try not to change your diet right before the test, even if new foods are healthier.
• Try not to miss meals. It provides you with needed energy.
• A good advice in any time is to have breakfast in the morning and eat more fruits and vegetables, since they contain, so needed for our organism, vitamins.

 - Stress -
• Stress is a natural phenomenon. Our body is conditioned to raise the alarm whenever something important is about to happen.
• To compensate harmful effect of stress on our organism, your should provide it with all essential substances, so it may be able to feel comfortable.
• Speak with your friends about your anxiety about a test.
• Try to keep your emotions, so they do not prevent you from showing you’re the best possible results.

 - Verbal Questions -
• To optimize your work in time, firstly, answer detailed questions, only then turn to inference questions, questions that ask what the author intended, and main idea questions.
• If a question involves a tough vocabulary word, try to guess it meaning with help of surrounding words.

 - Writing Questions -
• Only a few spelling or grammar mistakes are tolerable, if you want to have a good result.
• Writing an essay: use various words (show a wide vocabulary) and sentences of different length. Always spend a few minutes before writing to put your ideas and thoughts in good order.

 - Practice and Review -
• Try to learn material with reasonable portions and don't cram for the test, as you will not remember all while cramming anyway. Save energy for the test day.
• To be confident, do not forget to review everything you’ve learned before. Confidence is the best feeling to help you on the test (and knowledge, of course).