How to Prepare for UTME in 2023
The alarming rate of UTME failure recorded yearly by JAMB has brought about a cause for concern to stakeholders in the education sector. Statistics provided by JAMB show that about 14% of students who sat for UTME 2021 passed while over 86% failed. It is no longer news that preparing for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) can be a herculean task for students in Nigeria. However, adopting the right approach to prepare for UTME can increase your chances of being one of the top highest scorers in the upcoming UTME.
Earlier, we wrote about things you need to know to score high in UTME. in this article, you will be acquainted with a step-by-step guide to help increase your chances of success in UTME. We will be sharing 10 ideas you can leverage to prepare effectively for the forthcoming UTME.
Study JAMB Syllabus and Brochure
The brochure and syllabus for UTME are two of the most necessary resources for every UTME candidate to ace the exam. It’s really important to start familiarizing yourself with the 2023 JAMB syllabus and brochure. This gives you a review of the subjects and the topics you need to focus on. They also help you derive the structure of UTME and what is required of you.
Get Recommended Resources
An indisputable fact about acing UTME is getting the recommended resources. Some of these resources are recommended by JAMB. The JAMB syllabus and brochure provide a list of recommended books and materials for all subjects. Using these resources to study effectively for UTME, is key to getting the grades you need in UTME. It is also a great idea to supplement these with additional study materials, such as the uLesson JAMB prep classes.
Get Rid of Distractions
Distractions are usually a decoy to focus especially when studying. It is a major hindrance to your preparation for UTME. Distractions may include;
- High social media engagement rates
- High rate of engagement in Sports & Hobbies
- Consistent time out with friends.
- Anxiety and fear
- Tv and movies
These are some of the distractions students encounter especially when preparing for exams like UTME. To eliminate any distractions in your studies, you will need to apply discipline in your interaction with some of these events that will show up. Generally, avoiding the ones you can, will help improve your focus and study effectively.
Studying effectively is crucial to your success in the UTME. Allocating enough time to study each UTME subject with the right study technique will help you retain information and master topics.
Identify Your Weakest Subjects
Identifying your weakest subjects and focusing more time and effort on studying them is necessary. This helps you improve your understanding and knowledge of them and offers you a better chance of success in the UTME.
Online CBT Test Practice
Since UTME is conducted using Computer-Based Testing (CBT), familiarizing yourself with this method is important. The uLesson App has a dedicated UTME feature to help JAMB candidates prepare effectively for the exams.
Believe in Yourself
To pass an exam, you must believe in your abilities to ace that exam. And UTME is one exam you will need, to do this. Ensure you have a positive attitude and a healthy level of self-confidence. This will help boost your coordination and performance on the day of the UTME.
Take UTME Tutorials
UTME tutorials are a great way to prepare for the Exam. It’s additional support to a candidate’s self-study. There are a series of UTME tutorials on the uLesson App and over time, students have been using it to score high in UTME. Do ensure you take advantage of this additional support.
Stay Informed on JAMB News
Finally, it’s necessary to stay informed on UTME news and updates. Regularly check JAMB’s official website plus, other reliable sources of information to keep yourself up-to-date on any changes or updates to the examination.
Following this guide helps you position yourself for success in the forthcoming UTME.
Good Luck, Champ!
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