Applying for a scholarship is easy. Getting shortlisted for the scholarship is a little bit difficult. Passing the scholarship aptitude test? That’s the most difficult part. In this article, I will show you how to pass any scholarship examination. The Steps are:
1. Apply Early
This is the first stage of preparation and success in any scholarship examination or aptitude test. You must first apply for the scholarship to get a reply from the scholarship body.
Studies have shown that early application is one of the factors considered in shortlisting applicants for the aptitude test.
Another good reason why should should apply for any scholarship opportunity early is that it makes you relaxed and gives you more time to prepare for the examination.
Finally, early application for a scholarship helps you avoid mistakes due to “hurry”. Therefore, prepare early.
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2. Do A Quick Research
What you don’t know is always senior to you. It is imperative you know how and where the scholarship questions are gotten.
Understand the marking scheme and know the duration of the scholarship examination. Getting the data above will give you the complete information needed to pass the aptitude test.
What next? Process the information. By processing the information, I mean you should put it into use so as to get your desire result in the examination.
Get all the helpful materials for the aptitude test. Plan how to manage time and analyze the marking scheme. Most importantly, spend quality time to study for the examination.
3. Solve Problems
For any topic you study for the scholarship, solve as many questions as possible. The more questions you solve, the faster you will be in the exam hall.
If you lay hands on the scholarship aptitude test past questions, ensure to solve all the questions.
Studying along with past questions is highly recommended. However, it is not solving and cramming past questions that matters. What really matters is your ability to understand the questions.
4. Get A Mentor
These are persons who wrote the same scholarship examination and passed very well. Now, they are enjoying the scholarship.
Look for them around and get tutored by them. A word from them can go a long way to make you pass the aptitude test. Like I always say, without a mentor, you will face so many tormentors.
5. Be Bold
Fear cripples destiny. It makes you believe that you cannot pass the exam. After all, John failed the exam last year.
That Others fail doesn’t mean you will fail. You are prepared and different. You can make it. Believe in yourself and you won’t have any problem.
You have read and studied past questions. Why then will you fail? you cannot fail. Just be bold.
6. Get Scholarship Past Questions
The best way to check how prepared you are for any scholarship is to test how well you can answer the scholarship’s past questions. Answer as many scholarship past questions as possible.
7. Practice current Affairs
Current affairs questions are popular in most scholarships. You need to get familiar with current affairs questions to expect. The two links below cover current affairs requirements for any scholarship test in Nigeria.