The civil engineering board examination in the Philippines is fast approaching. I guess that you are a civil engineer who is preparing for the licensure examination. Conquering the board examination here in the country is a big deal for every professional graduate. However, don’t only settle just to pass the board exams. Ace the board exams because everything is possible when you will believe.
In this article, we will give you the 5 useful tips to ace the civil engineering board examinations.
- Be part of a reviewing center.
Enrolling in a review center helps you to hone and refresh the course that you have studied. Padilla Review Center is a reviewing center specialized in civil engineering. Producers of topnotchers and first placers all over the Philippines.
- Ask for help from your seniors.
It is not bad to ask for help from your seniors who passed the civil engineering board exam. This will be a great help for you to ace your board examinations by asking questions, tips, and reviewers or books that they used before for the board exam.
- Focus on difficult subjects
Put extra effort into reviewing the hardest subjects in the course. This will help you to master, understand, and unveil the complicated parts of a certain subject. Also helps you not to fail it and you will know how to counter it when you will encounter a difficult subject on the board examination.
- Do self-study at Home
Studying or reviewing for civil engineering examinations should not stop at the review center. It should be carried at home. Study more and further so that you will master the subjects and it will kinda easy to answer the questions in the board exams. Tips that we can give are that create a strategy in studying such as organizing your schedule and tasks, use the Pomodoro technique to keep on track, and create flashcards to memorize the mathematical formulas.
- Put your mind and body in good condition
Before and during the examination, make sure to condition your whole body and mind. When you condition yourself beforehand, you will make a great difference to your performance in taking the board examination.
- Make sure to have 7-8 hours of sleep. Sleep deprivation will lose your focus and concentration during the examination and you will lose your mood.
- Eat your meals. When you are hungry during the examination, you will lose mood and less energy.
- Give yourself a break by meditating or giving short naps to increase your concentration skill and boost your productivity.
- Prayer is the Key!
Believe that God will help you to overcome and deliver you from this obstacle in your career. To become successful, all of us undergo tests. And if we pass the test, there will be a great reward in the end. Spend some time in prayers and God will always hear your plea.
The benefits of being a licensed civil engineer are that companies will consider hiring you, doubling your salary, and being able to legally further practice your profession. It is an advantage for every professional. These will be the fruits when you persevere and endure the board examinations until the end. All the sleepless nights and long hours studying the course will be worth it. Padayon engineer!