You will be able to recall facts and concentrate the two traits required for the CISSP exam when you have a good sleep the night before.
To perform well on the CISSP exam prepare early instead of trying to cram information at the last minute. You will feel well prepared and will be in a better frame of mind much needed for the exam.
The CISSP exam is a six hour exam with 250 questions. At the end of the first hour based on the number of answered you have completed adjust your pace. You may need to speed up or slow down. Doing this early on with assure you that you will complete the exam on time without rushing.
The clock for the exam will continue and there is no break. However, you need to schedule at least one 5 minute break to energize your brain and use the rest room. Have a little snack. This will help you focus better on the task ahead instead of continuing non-stop for six hours.
If you are changing your answer because you can’t make up your mind, don’t do it. If after reflecting on the original answer you decide to change it, go ahead.
A study by Ludy T. Benjamin, et. al., 1984 shows that about 57% to 96% of students change their answers with the following results:
Changing from a wrong answer to a right one – 57.8%
Changing from a right answer to a wrong one – 20.2%
Changing from a wrong answer to a wrong answer – 22.8%
I wish you all the best with your CISSP exam. Let me know what has worked for you and also if the above study tips helped you improve CISSP exam score.
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