Don't Stress. Do Your Best. Forget The Rest. Exam Quotes.

Exams preparation is exhaustive. Students put in hours of studying each week, which can be very tiresome. There are times when they lose their confidence and may want to quit pursuing their dream of clearing the exam. The situation can be worse where students fail exams, and it becomes challenging to pick themselves back up.

Reading motivational material in these times help students in overcoming such overwhelming situations. Inspirational quotes for students can be one of the most significant sources of motivation in such scenarios. Motivational Exam Quotes are short and give their readers an instant dose of motivation which they need. If you are a teacher, you can use these quotes for students to lift their spirits up when they feel low.

Whenever exam pressure stresses you out, and you crave some words of encouragement, you can use these quotes. There are various ways in which you can use these quotes. You can get them framed and hang them in your study room. If you are a teacher, you can help your students stay motivated. We hope that these inspirational exam quotes help you in staying motivated when going gets tough. Below you can find quotes on exam stress and inspiration for student’s success.


Best Exam Quotes

Hard work is the key to life; It pays off at some point or the other. The same goes for exams. You might be able to opt for shortcuts when it comes to exams, but you should know that those lanes lead nowhere. Working hard is the most authentic way to achieve real results, no matter how long it takes. So, prepare yourself, and work hard for your exams, and if you need a little motivation to do so, you can read these wonderful quotes.

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“Do It Once, Do It Right. Get It Over With!”

– Nan

2.

“When you do exams, you never want to be the one who finishes first, and you never want to be the one who finishes last.”

– Anthony T. Hincks

3.

“Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul, even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.”

– Swami Sivananda

4.

“Recipe for success: Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.”

– William A. Ward

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“To be better equipped for the tests that the year will bring — read a textbook. To prepare for the tests that life will bring — read a book.”

– Mokokoma Mokhonoana

6.

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.”

– Samuel Beckett

Failure is Success if we Learn from it. Malcolm Forbes Quotes

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“Failure is success if we learn from it.”

Malcolm Forbes

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“In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.”

Albert Einstein

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“Dreams don’t work unless you do.”

10.

“Dream big and dare to fail.”

– Norman Vaughan

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“A river cuts through a rock not because of its power, but because of its persistence.”

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“You don’t have to do it right; you just have to do something.”

Nothing Worth Having Comes Easy

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“Nothing worth having comes easy.”

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“We don’t grow when something is easy. We grow when something is challenging.”

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“Life only has one rule: Never quit.”

– Unknown

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“Dear Math, please grow up and solve your own problems. I am tired of solving them for you.”

– Funny exam Quotes

17.

“When life gets harder, challenge yourself to get stronger.”

18.

“Forget the mistake. Remember the lesson.”

19.

“Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and think of what could go right.”

21.

“I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.”

– Benjamin Franklin

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“Fall seven times, stand up eight.”

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“I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.”

– Benjamin Franklin

22.

“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”

– Karim Seddiki

23.

“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.”

24.

“Stay positive, work hard; make it happen.”

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“80% of the exam is based on 1 lecture that you missed, and one topic that you didn’t prepare.”

– Funny Exam Quotes

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“Do something that your future self will thank you for.”

27.

“You create your luck by working for what you want.”

28.

“You are capable of more than you know.”

29.

“Will it be easy? Nope. Worth it? Absolutely.”

30.

“Exam tests your memory life tests your learning; others will test your patience.”

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“I failed in some subjects in exam, but my friend passed in all. Now he is an engineer in Microsoft and I am the owner of Microsoft.”

Bill Gates

32.

“Don’t stop until you are proud.”

33.

“Luck is for lazy; success is for those who work hard.”

34.

“I am not failed; my success is just postponed.”

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“Success doesn’t come to you. You go to it.”

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“Strive for progress, not perfection.”

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“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.”

38.

“Study hard. Do good and the good life will follow.”

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“A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure.”

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“Don’t stop when you’re tired, stop when you’re DONE.”

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“Every exam or test in our life makes us better or bitter.”

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“Exams are your opportunity at proving your worth to everyone around you. Grab it and do your best, don’t let it pass through.”

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“Good grades are life’s way of saying that there is a bright future in store for you.”

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“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. ”

– Samuel Beckett

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“Experience is a cruel teacher. Unlike school, it gives you the exam first and lessons later. ”

Quotes on Exams Stress

Stress has always been a loyal companion of examinations. It’s normal to get nervous and stressed out before giving any kind of test, which might persuade you to give up even before you begin. Any kind of uncertainty can be stressful, which is the same for exams. So, to remove that uncertainty, you should certainly start your journey and face the test. These quotes can help you to begin your journey with determination and offers all the inspiration needed to reach the final destination.

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“Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.”

– George Washington Carver

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“Procrastination is the thief of time.”

– Edward Young

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“If you fail an examination, it means you have not yet mastered the subject. With diligent study and understanding, you will succeed in passing the exams.”

― Lailah Gifty Akita

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“Pay attention: There will be an exam later.”

― Charles Stross

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“They say life is a test and this is a ridiculous idea! There is neither examination nor examinant! You encounter problems in life either because you are stupid or your path just crosses with the problems’ path by luck! Nobody is sending you problems to test you! Stay loose and chuck out the irrational idea of ‘test’ at once!”

― Mehmet Murat ildan

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“Math test tomorrow. Check. Complete lack of preparation for test. Check.”

― Rick Riordan

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“A large number of students don’t read to understand, they read because an examination is around the corner.”

― Michael Bassey Johnson

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“Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do”

– Benjamin Spock

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“Fear is the brain’s way of saying that there is something important for you to overcome.”

– Unknown

55.

“When you say ‘It’s hard’, it actually means ‘I’m not strong enough to fight for it. Stop saying it’s hard. Think positive!!”

– Unknown

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“One day, all your hard work will pay off.”

– Unknown

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“Strength of mind is exercise, not rest.”

– Alexander Pope

Best Examination Quotes

success consists of going

58.

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”

– Winston Churchill

59.

“Wisdom is nothing more than confirmed imagination: just because one did not study for his exam does not mean that he should leave it blank.”

― Criss Jami

60.

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”

—Maya Angelou

no secrets to success

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There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work learning from failure.”

– General Colin Powell

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“Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.”

– Jules Renard

63.

“A parent gives life, but as parent, gives no more. A murderer takes life, but his deed stops there. A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.”

― Henry Adams

64.

“The quality of the relationships that students have in class with their peers and teachers is important to their success in school.”

― Bob Pletka

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“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”

– Harriet Beecher Stowe

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“The real man is one who always finds excuses for others, but never excuses himself.”

– Henry Ward Beecher

believe in what youre doing

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“If you believe in what you’re doing, you’ll be successful.”

– Connie Sellecca

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“If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives.”

– Unknown

Motivational Quotes for Competitive Exams

To err is to human, and to fail is to start your journey towards true success. You should know that you can never truly fail if you try, except if you give up midway. Competitive exams can be rough, and they can make you feel like a failure at times. But if you don’t wish to be one, keep on trying till you succeed. These wonderful quotes can help you get the courage required to keep on going towards success, even when you think you cannot anymore.

failure is success

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“Failure is Success if we Learn from it.”

–  Malcolm Forbes Quotes

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“Dreams don’t work unless you do.”

– John C. Maxwell

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“A lot of us would like to move mountains, but few of us are willing to practice on small hills.”

– Anonymous

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“Dream big and dare to fail.”

– Norman Vaughan

73.

“Stay positive, work hard; make it happen.”

– Unknown

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“You are capable of more than you know.”

– E. O. Wilson

75.

“Will it be easy? Nope. Worth it? Absolutely.”

– Unknown

the secret of success

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“The secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well.”

– John D. Rockefeller

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“Exam tests your memory; life tests your learning; others will test your patience.”

– Unknown

78.

“Experience is a cruel teacher. Unlike school, it gives you the exam first and lessons later.”

– Unknown

79.

“Luck is for lazy; success is for those who work hard.”

– Unknown

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“Success doesn’t come to you. You go to it.”

– Unknown

stop when youre done

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“Don’t stop when you’re tired, stop when you’re DONE.”

– Marilyn Monroe

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“Education is not merely meant for you to write and pass exams, get a good job and a good spouse, and settle down for survival.”

― Israelmore Ayivor

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“…none of us will have forgotten that lesson. What matters is not the facts but how you discover and think about them: education in the true sense, very different from today’s assessment-mad exam culture.”

― Richard Dawkins

you may skip chapters

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“You may skip chapters, But that’s when you learn lessons.”

― Saugat Dhakal

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“Nothing is impossible. The word itself says ‘I’m Possible’.”

– Audrey Hepburn

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“Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.”

– David Bly

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“Push yourself because no one else is going to do it for you.”

– Unknown

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“When the student is ready the teacher will appear. When the student is truly ready… The teacher will Disappear.”

― Tao Te Ching

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“The master of the garden is the one who waters it, trims the branches, plants the seeds, and pulls the weeds. If you merely stroll through the garden, you are but an acolyte.”

― Vera Nazarian

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“You need mountains, long staircases don’t make good hikers.”

― Amit Kalantri

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“Every beginner possesses a great potential to be an expert in his or her chosen field.”

― Lailah Gifty Akita

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“You can’t have a goal without determination, because without the determination the goal will die.”

― Patrick L. Turner

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“You can’t have a million-dollar dream with a minimum-wage work ethic.”

– Stephen C. Hogan

its never too late

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“It’s never too late to be what you might have been.”

— George Eliot

Inspirational Exam Quotes

Fear is known to accompany people before any important event in their lives.  That is why appearing for exams is scary, and the fear of failure can make someone give up even before starting on. This is where inspiration can help people to keep going till they reach their final destination. So don’t be afraid to draw inspiration to help you walk through these difficult roads. You can derive inspiration from these amazing quotes which can help you overcome the fear of failure and achieve great success.

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“To be better equipped for the tests that the year will bring — read a textbook. To prepare for the tests that life will bring — read a book.”

– Mokokoma Mokhonoana

middle of every difficulty

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“In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.”

– Albert Einstein

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“A river cuts through a rock not because of its power, but because of its persistence.”

— James N. Watkins

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“You don’t have to do it right; you just have to do something.”

– Unknown

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“Life only has one rule: Never quit.”

– Unknown

100.

“Forget the mistake. Remember the lesson.”

– Unknown

101.

“You create your luck by working for what you want.”

– Unknown

102.

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.”

– Pele

a diamond is merely

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“A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure.”

– Ben Orchard

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“Your courage will be tested during the adversity as well as during the change.”

― Amit Kalantri

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“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life believing that it is stupid.”

– Albert Einstein

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“I always fail in every exam, whether it is a copy of others or original work because I write the bitter truth, which I consider myself a credential.”

― Ehsan Sehgal

107.

“My advice is, never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.”

– Charles Dickens

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“You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.”

– Ed Cole

success is the sum

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“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”

-Robert Collier

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“Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.”

– Chantal Sutherland

111.

“One repays a teacher badly if one always remains nothing but a pupil.”

― Friedrich Nietzsche

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“Never be afraid to be wrong or to embarrass yourself; we are all students in this life, and there is always something more to learn.”

― Mike Norton

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“Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more.”

– Edward H. Harriman

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“The earlier you start working on something, the earlier you will see results.”

– Unknown

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“You might not make heaven if you cover your script during an exam. Sharing is caring!”

– Unknown

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“If it’s important to you, you’ll find a way. If it’s not, you’ll find excuses.”

– Unknown

the people who get on

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“The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.”

– George Bernard Shaw

Finally, Exams Are Over Quotes

Exams can be laborious and demanding while it’s going on, but sweet and fun when it is about to end. But you should remember that life doesn’t depend on how you give your exams, but rather how you enjoy it once it is over. Worrying after exams is a waste of time, as you deserve to be able to enjoy that wonderful period. Celebrate wholeheartedly after giving exams, and if you need a little nudge to do that, you can take help from these mood uplifting end-of-exams quotes.

do it once

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“Do It Once, Do It Right. Get It Over With!”

– Nan

119.

“When you do exams, you never want to be the one who finishes first, and you never want to be the one who finishes last.”

– Anthony T. Hincks

120.

“Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and think of what could go right.”

– Unknown

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“I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.”

– Benjamin Franklin

doubt kills more dreams

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“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”

– Karim Seddiki

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“80% of the exam is based on 1 lecture that you missed, and one topic that you didn’t prepare.”

– Unknown

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“I failed in some subjects in exam, but my friend passed in all. Now he is an engineer in Microsoft and I am the owner of Microsoft.”

– Bill Gates

125.

“Don’t stop until you are proud.”

– Unknown

126.

“There’s more to life than passing exams, and paper qualifications can only take you so far. A lot depends on luck, and on being in the right place at the right time, which was certainly true in my case.”

– Terry Wogan

Hard work beats talent

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“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.”

– Tim Notke

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“Good grades are life’s way of saying that there is a bright future in store for you.”

– Unknown

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“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”

– Albert Einstein

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“You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result.”

– Mahatma Gandhi

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“I don’t regret the things I’ve done. I regret the things I didn’t do when I had the chance.”

– Unknown

the difference between try

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“The difference between try and triumph is a little umph.”

–  Marvin Phillips

How do you motivate someone for exams?

There are many ways in which you can motivate someone before their exams. One of the best ways is to let the person giving the exam know that someone has faith in him. Self-confidence can be the ultimate key to perform well in an examination. By raising that confidence, you can not only motivate them before examinations but also help them to perform better.

How do you encourage students before exams?

Encouragement can help a student to do better in his or her exams. To encourage someone, you need to convince him to trust himself. If he begins to believe that he can truly do well in his exams, he might end up doing so too. Verbal affirmations and assurance can also help a student feel encouraged before appearing for an examination.

How do you motivate students who fail in exams?

The first thing that you need to do, is to tell them that failure is nothing but a part of success. Students who fail generally lose quite a bit of their self-esteem, which can obstruct them from being successful later on. So, if you want to motivate students who failed, you should educate them that they are not inferior to the ones that have passed. Showing them that their potential surpasses their failure can motivate them towards becoming better students.

How do you motivate students to study?

One of the best ways to motivate students to study is to persuade them to trust that if they do, it won’t be difficult to get good results. Human beings tend to steer clear of things that they imagine can be difficult to achieve. So, if you can make students conclude that studying will truly help things become easier and will help them get real good results, they might try it out.

How can you tell someone is studying hard?

Certain signs can help you notice if someone is studying hard. You will find that person often referring to topics in his syllabus, and keeping tabs on classes and lectures. Cutting the entertainment hours and showcasing sincere focus towards his goals can also be a clear sign.

How can I advise someone to study?

If you wish to advise someone to study, mentioning the benefits of hard work or studying can surely help. If a person starts to accept that studying will help them achieve their life goals, he or she will automatically shift towards it.

What is the best method to study?

There are various methods in which one can study. These methods work differently on different people, so the success rate of these methods depends on the person using them. One of the best ways to study is by making small notes and highlighting important parts of the texts. This can help them remember important details over time. Also, watching relevant videos and joining online classes for various subjects in today’s digital boom can be immensely rewarding.

What is the best time to study?

The early morning hours are generally regarded as one of the best times to study. The mind is fresh and well-rested during this time, which can help the student to focus better on the topics.

How can I memorize faster?

One of the best methods to memorize something faster is by understanding the concept of it. Once you understand the idea behind something thoroughly, it becomes easier to memorize and difficult to forget for a long time.

How can I study smartly?

If you wish to study smartly, you need to do things in a structured manner. Keeping notes on various topics and being up to date about them is also important. Studying routinely can not only keep your focus unblemished but can also make it easier for you to remember intricate details about your study topics.

Whenever exam pressure stress you out, and you crave for some words of encouragement, you can use these quotes. There are various ways in which you can use these quotes. You can get them framed and hang it in your study room. If you are a teacher, you can help your students stay motivated. We hope that these exam quotes help you in staying motivated when going gets tough.