Results day is fast approaching. For some more than others. Let’s be honest. We are stressed or worried. Worried that we may not have achieved the grades that we want and stressed because we fear what we may have to go through to get the desired grade. That is probably everyone’s biggest fear. Having to re-take another course because of not achieveing their desired grade.
Personally, I completely understand. I am in that same boat with one subject in particluar. However, it is not because I did not put enough studying towards my exams but because the information simply struggled to stick. I tried many study techniques. From writing and re-writing notes, to reading, making flashcards, from watching documentaries based on what I was learning in class etc.
Prepare yourself for the worst and expect the best. Of course this can be applied to any situation in life but we are focusing on school. If you are feeling completely negative, that is okay. You are allowed to feel pressure and nerves. This is sespecially as school can put a lot of pressure on students. A a student you can only take so much stress and pressure which leads me into my point. Worry about results day however try to not worry too much. It is detrimental to your health. Instead, try to take your mind off results day and do something useful! Distract yourself by hanging out with your friends, go shopping, write a blog, work, or volunteer! There are many ways that you can distract yourself and there are numerous thing that you can do. Before disracting yourself, I do however recommend that you talk to someone who your trust like a friend or family member, about the way you feel. It can lift the weight off your shoulders.
Once the day comes, try to be positive. Being negative attracts negativity and that may be the last thing that you want. Whether you require to go to your school or university to recieve your grades, or simply wait in agony and pain until they arrive in the post, remain calm. Que Sera, Sera: whatever will be, will be.
Depending on how happy or unhappy you are with your results, this is decision time:
Are you happy with your results? If so;
If your answers were no to any of the above questions or if you are unhappy with your outcome, speak to your Careers Advisor. They will be able to help you with any questions that you may have. They will also be able to ask around if they do not have the answersthat you are looking for. Inaddition, you can also speak to your proffessors for advice.
Whether you want to grow your skills, get picked up by an employer who needs your specific knowledge, earn more qualifications for your CV, or some combination of the three, the My Need to Live community is here to support you.Join the platform
The My Need to Live Support Directory is a resource created by us to help 16 – 24 year olds find the help, support, organisation or practitioner you need to help them with their wellbeing when they need it.Support directory
Losing one’s job is painful, it can be one of the most destructive events happening in ones life. I should know I have been through a few of them. Most recently I was laid off March 2nd, 2023. An unexpected shock as the organization I worked for gave no indication there would be any form […]
The pain of being laid off is affecting thousands, but mostly in big tech. It saddens me to say I was just laid off and although I did not work or one of the major big tech companies like Twitter, Alphabet and others we were still apart of financial tech. Here is a recent article […]
Happy New Year 2023! What the new year means to me, to you, to the world. It means something different for everyone. Some create resolutions for the new year to be new person, new goals. I am often reminded of when I would attend my local gym, a 24-hour fitness which by the way is […]