Well these are challenges if you are not moving in the right direction in preparation…
What is the “right direction” methodology in preparation for PTE?
If you are planning to study or for any concern trying to settle in a native English country, then you must know how important is to get an excellent score in an English proficiency exam, well scoring in these exams, especially in Pearson Tests of English (PTE) is difficult if you don’t follow the correct and appropriate methods as there are many hurdles which can be minimized if you manage to cope-up with these.
Time: Make time your friend not your enemy, if you can’t manage your time properly for any situation, it can seriously put you in trouble. In respect to PTE, from starting minute of preparation till the last second of the exam, managing and understanding time is very crucial, as this exam is Time-locked. Every section has its own time limit, so from starting you must know to how to divide your time and to make right judgment to where to utilize it, it also helps to feel liberated from anxiety.
Resources and Mocks: For scoring well, for sure you need to have proper and certified resources which means you can consult to free resources on the web but what is the guarantee and who is there to verify those with you to verify these resources, well No one!, so you should always go for certified resources which are available around very easily, because wasting time on uncertain and hindered resources can be of no use.
Mocks are very important to clear and to score good marks as they give you a brief outlook for the pattern of the exam, and surely it is better to correct your mistakes in the mock exams rather correcting those after attempting the exam. It is like knowing about the car before driving it. Certainly, it is important to give mocks at a certified platform which really provides you the real feedback not nurtured or tampered information. Also, time-based analytics, test analytics and properly defined scorecard you get after you go for a professional Mock exam which can help the trainer and yourself that how much effort is needed.
These are important measures that you should seriously care for.
Other than that, there are few constraints also, like anxiety kick which generally comes up when you attempt paper and you don’t know about it much or when you lose track of time. Therefore, proper guidance and a general practice is must. Most importantly, there should always be a continuous saying in your back of mind that “you can do it and you should do it”, seriously this mantra changes the whole game. One solution is to do practice and performs well in mocks as well which can swiftly boost your confidence.
Rest of tips tricks to get the full experience is well explained in other blogs by my colleagues at kimbosabe blogs.