With every passing year, Jamb candidates make silly mistakes in Jamb registration and examination. This leaves them with regrets and statement like, “If not for this……, I would have passed Jamb 2021 very well”.
For some, they make the mistakes before the actual Jamb registration during Jamb profile creation. Others proceed to make certain stupid mistakes after Jamb registration. In this article, I will discuss the 12 stupid mistakes candidates should never make in Jamb 2021.
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12 Stupid Mistakes To Avoid In Jamb 2021
- 1. 1. Asking Someone To Register On Your Behalf:
- 2. 2. Mistakes In Jamb Profile:
- 3. 3. Giving Out Wrong Details:
- 4. 4. Patronising Cyber Cafes:
- 5. 5. Seeking Special Centers:
- 6. 6. Expecting SMS On Jamb Day:
- 7. 7. Starting Late:
- 8. 8. Not Using Jamb Past Questions:
- 9. 9. Fear Of Failure:
- 10. 10. Being Carried Away:
- 11. 11. Common Deceit:
- 12. 12. Not Burning the Midnight Candle:
1. Asking Someone To Register On Your Behalf:
Jamb 2021 is a very serious one. It requires different procedures. Never you ask anyone to help you register. Do everything by yourself so as to avoid stories that touch.
2. Mistakes In Jamb Profile:
Creating Jamb profile is the first stage of Jamb registration. You cannot edit it. If you made any mistake in your Jamb profile, the best way to correct it is to create another profile.
Make sure there is no mistake in your Jamb profile before proceeding to register at the approved CBT centres.
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3. Giving Out Wrong Details:
Either at the bank or CBT centres, you will be asked for your login and other details. Ensure the right email and password is provided so as to avoid invalid pins and other common jamb registration issues.
4. Patronising Cyber Cafes:
Jamb made it clear that cyber cafes or other bodies are not allowed to register candidates on behalf of Jamb. So many candidates have failed to follow this simple guideline. We have recorded a large number of candidates who have purchased fake Jamb forms. Don’t be among them….
5. Seeking Special Centers:
So many candidates have contacted me that they have made arrangement for Jamb special centers already. Personally, I do not believe that there will be any valid Jamb expo center for Jamb 2021. Study very hard since it is the only panacea you need to pass Jamb 2021. Your result could be withheld for malpractice.
6. Expecting SMS On Jamb Day:
In my time, candidates get answers sent to them via sms on the exam morning. However, a lot have changed since the last jamb CBT update. Do not expect any sms.
7. Starting Late:
One of the stupid mistakes to avoid as a Jamb 2021 candidate is late preparation. You do not have time. Cover all you need to cover right now. You may want to read how to prepare for Jamb in two weeks by clicking here.
8. Not Using Jamb Past Questions:
No matter what you have heard so far or how you want to paint it, not using Jamb past questions to study for UTME 2021 is the biggest mistake you can ever make in Jamb preparations. You may want to read the Top reasons to use Jamb past questions.
9. Fear Of Failure:
Jamb 2021 will be very competitive. Hearing this alone will put fear in your mind. However, it is not real. Jamb is only difficult when you are not ready. Work hard and do not get discouraged or be afraid. Kill every fear of failure in you.
10. Being Carried Away:
Looking at the stress and controversies surrounding Jamb 2021, so many candidates will be carried away. Do not pay too much attention to irrelevant details. Just stay focused.
11. Common Deceit:
With every passing day, you hear people say that passing Jamb is not by reading. If passing Jamb is not by reading, then what?
Whether you like it or not, a high Jamb score is a function of serious study. Do not let anyone deceive you with sweet words. I will discuss this in the next point.
12. Not Burning the Midnight Candle:
Of course, you know that another most stupid mistake you can make in Jamb 2021 is not spending quality time to study. This is no longer the time of studying and being online at the same time. You need to highly discipline yourself.
Do not deceive yourself in the place of study. Remember, telling yourself the truth is honesty while telling others is integrity.
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