Bad test results? Can you identify with one or more of the following reasons?
  • Poor time planning and management
  • Reading without comprehension
  • Irregular or no class attendance
  • Incomplete notes/no handbook
  • Unprepared for test/exam
  • Memorising information instead of understanding, interpretation/analysis
  • Inability to distinguish between the focus areas of the work
  • Excessive stress before writing a test/exam
  • You have unrealistic expectations of yourself
There are solutions. You can try the following:
  • Contact Kovsie Counselling (+27 51 401 2853) for more information regarding programmes or individual assistance on reading skills and study methods
  • Improve your time management/compile a timetable and keep to it
  • Allocate more time to academic work and attend your classes
  • Obtain stress management skills
  • Contact the lecturer in time when you have a problem with some of the work


Lizette Pretorius
+27 51 401 2173
+27 51 444 5465


Internal Box 11, UFS
PO Box 339, Bloemfontein, 9300

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