Mental Endurance

Discussion in 'OAT Discussions' started by WhyNeedAName, Oct 12, 2017 at 8:32 AM.

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  1. WhyNeedAName


    Apr 9, 2017
    I'm planning out my OAT study plan (I plan to officially start studying in December).
    I can handle doing physically extraneous tasks for a long period of time, but mentally, after 2 hours my brain won't be able to recall/remember information. It's a great thing to know that about myself as I study for my classes, but I feel like it might be a bad thing when I study for the OAT. Especially since the OAT is a 4hr exam, I don't want to do poor near the end because I don't have the mental strength anymore. So, how did you increased your mental endurance for an exam like this?
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  3. Flyingbunnies94


    Jul 5, 2017
    After the Science and RC, you get a 30 minute break to rest, eat, etc.
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  4. skra7


    Aug 5, 2017
    Taking practice tests is also key to build endurance for sitting through a 5 hour exam. Take as many you need to achieve that!
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  5. Some of my friends will take a snap of 5-10 mins to refresh their mind. Some will do some leisure things such as go for walk, listen music, or do nothing after a certain tense period of time ( suggest about 25 mins). They train the brain a long time ago to have the high level of endurance.
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  6. WhyNeedAName


    Apr 9, 2017
    Thank you for your reply. I do that as well, but I am afraid I might take too many short breaks to where I can't finish a section successfully.. What do they do to build mental endurance, if it's ok to ask?

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