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SBI PO Exam 2018: Ways to stay motivated for preparation!

Apr 20, 2018 12:10 IST
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SBI PO 2018:  Ways to motivate yourself for the exam!
SBI PO 2018: Ways to motivate yourself for the exam!

To crack SBI PO exam; it is necessary to keep yourself motivated during your preparation phase. The ability to get motivated for exam preparation will definitely have a very positive impact on your final results. A motivated candidate can do all the necessary things required to pass the examination with flying colors. Motivation allows candidates to study with more concentration and focus. Motivated candidates have better concentration and focus. Sometimes lack of enthusiasm distracts you from studies and this led to failure. Here we are suggesting some tips to keep you motivated for SBI PO exam 2018.

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Set your Goals:   Setting goals are the first step to every successful journey. Setting goals is a way to fulfill your dreams as it helps you to develop a roadmap for your success/studies. We all want success and we also know that nothing can be achieved easily. To ensure success, first you should set your measurable goals. Goal Setting will improve your focus and help you increase productivity. If your goals are measurable you can easily assess your performance on a regular basis as goals settings give you a permanent benchmark to compare with. Goals are the root of all the motivation you need to crack your examination and get success. For Example You can set a goal of revising all the chapters of Reasoning in next 15 days. Make a timetable for it and strictly follow it. After 15 days measure that how many chapters you have covered. It helps to evaluate yourself and at the same time motivates you to achieve your goal in given time limit.

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. –Confucius.

Start studying right now :There are a number of activities like watching movies, TV, a cricket match or hang out with your friends that seems far more interesting than studying. Sometimes you may feel a lack of motivation to study. The simplest way to overcome this dilemma is to just get going with your favourite subject to boost yourself to study. Starting with your favourite subject will help you to regain interest and motivation.

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Reward Yourself: It is very important to reward yourself whenever you complete any task.  Our brain produces positive hormones at the moment of getting a reward and this will push you to work hard towards achieving your goals. So always reward yourself for reaching every small goal. For example: Reward yourself after scoring good marks in Mock Test. It will boost your confidences and keep you motivated. So when you reach your goals; you should reward yourself.  Because if you don’t, then who will?

The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more. -Jonas Salk

Rewarding yourself will give you a feeling of gratification which gives you happiness. And happiness is one of the best sources of motivation. It is also important that you do not reward yourself if you fail to achieve your goal.

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Music helps keep you motivated: Yes, it is true. Listening to music is one of the best techniques to get motivated to study. Music increases your focus and makes you feel good whenever you are feeling blue. Sometimes listening to your favourite songs/soundtrack inspires you to work hard. The act of listening to music can help you to concentrate on your studies. You can listen to your favourite songs while practicing Quantitative Aptitude. Most students find that listening to songs while studying helps them to get motivated to study.

Music is a more potent instrument than any other for education because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul. —Plato.

Stop Procrastinating: For banking job aspirants procrastination is really harmful. It can have a negative effect on your virtue to get motivated for your exam preparation. Procrastination de-motivates you and results in low score and stress. So,avoid procrastination and cut out distractions like mobile, excessive internet, TV that could interrupt you while studying. 

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A Positive Attitude: A positive attitude plays a major role in our every aspect of life. You may wonder to know that your attitude impacted your motivation immensely. You should have a positive attitude towards your studies and success. You can see your exam preparation phase as your learning phase in which you are gaining knowledge and develop yourself to start your career in the banking industry.

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results. –Willie Nelson

All the best!

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