Test Cramming Bad

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TEST CRAMMING BAD? Everyone has experienced a time when cramming for a test, or whatever the occasion was, happened to be necessary. Why do we cram knowledge when we will most likely forget it by the time we actually need to use it? Basically, you'll find that cramming includes taking a lot of material and studying it in a short amount of time. Many people resort to this for a variety of reasons. Some do not have a lot of motivation to study, or simply just do not like doing it, and some have very little time to apply towards studying because they have a busy schedule. Others may think, “Hey…I already know this stuff, so I’ll just review it right before the test.” In the long run, most of the time, cramming only leads to failure – you do not learn the material, you do not remember all of what you wished crammed, and it increases your stress level which could be bad on your test score. Cramming can lead to several health effect as well as education effect; here’s a few. When you cram for an examination, your brain does not retain the information. Immediately after cramming, you may feel as though you are an expert on the subject matter. However, when the test comes the next morning or a few hours later, the information has left your brain. Practice tests are an effective way to retain information and to assess what you actually know about the subject matter. However, there is no time for such a method when cramming. Since you are unable to retain the proper amounts of information, your grades are going to suffer. If you do not study for a test, you probably will expect that you are going to fail or at least not do so well. However, when you study for an examination with an intense cram session, at first you might assume that you will pass. Not only will you do poorly, but the low grade will come as a surprise to you and your grade point average. When you cram, you
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