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JAMB mock exam information on ngscholars are an essential component of exam preparation for any accounting qualification.

They allow you to mimic the real exam experience under timed conditions, with exam standard questions.

Therefore, students that have attempted mock exams go into the real exam with better technique and also an improved sense of how much time is available. No surprises on the big day!

Mock exams are an essential component of exam preparation for any accounting qualification.

They allow you to mimic the real exam experience under timed conditions, with exam standard questions.

Therefore, students that have attempted mock exams go into the real exam with better technique and also an improved sense of how much time is available. No surprises on the big day!

Lakhs of people appear for competitive exams but only a few can clear it. One thing that makes these people stand out among the other candidates is ‘Mocks’. A mock means solving a test for practice following all the rules of the actual examinations. This helps a lot while appearing for the actual examination

Helpful comments encourage independence and make a student feel good; unhelpful comments discourage students and make them feel bad. When you are tempted to say something critical to your child, ask yourself if it is really about them, or is it about you? Are you projecting your own expectations onto your child in an unrealistic way? As humans we often learn the most from the things we get wrong, so have some patience and allow room for your child to experiment and find out what work for them. Here are some examples:

Helpful

“You’ve been very focused for the last hour – well done.”

“I see that you’re having trouble getting started Would you like me to quiz you with your flashcards?”

“No matter how you do on your exams, I’m proud of you for trying your hardest.”

Unhelpful

“You’ve only revised for one hour – that’s not good enough!”

“You’re just messing around and not getting anything done. Don’t be so lazy!”

“If you fail your exams I’ll be so embarrassed and your life will be a disaster!”

Similarly, the right questions can empower students, while the wrong ones put students on the defensive. Generally speaking, questions that require more than a ‘yes or no’ answer are best as they require some thought to answer and encourage students to take responsibility for themselves:

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