Toppr: Pre-Exam Checklist: Things to Avoid the Night Before an Exam


Last-minute cramming can overload your brain and increase stress. Review key concepts instead.

Staying Up Too Late

Lack of sleep impairs cognitive function and memory recall. Aim for 7-8 hours of rest.

Overloading on Caffeine

Excessive caffeine disrupts sleep. Avoid overindulging in coffee, energy drinks, or sodas.

Eating Heavy or Junk Foods

Stick to a balanced, light meal to prevent stomach discomfort. Avoid new foods.

Engaging in Stressful Activities

Avoid stress and engage in relaxing activities like reading or taking a warm bath.

Ignoring Relaxation Techniques

Practice deep breathing, meditation, or yoga to calm nerves and clear your mind.

Not Gathering Essential Items

Prepare exam essentials in advance, including ID and stationery.

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