The exam season is all set to begin with the Indian School Certificate Examination (ISC) from today, ie..February 13, 2012. There is a list of examinations followed by ISC for which students preparations are at its top level. This is the time when students will be doing their revision and solving model papers.
It is found that the sale of Memory Pills has been increased since exams have started. Most of the stores have reported that they have seen 100% hike in sale of memory pills. Under the stress of performing well in board exams, parents and students are resorting to these memory increasing pills which are easily available at medical stores across India.
The owners of stores report that; generally the sale goes up every year from January to April. Presently about 15 to 20 bottles are sold on an average every week. There are different types of pills available at stores. They are also available in different forms such as syrups, tablets and chewable too. Among these the chewable ones are mostly proffered by the students and parents as they are sweet in taste.
The parents and students are buying these pills without recommending doctors. Even the stores do not ask for any medical prescriptions for selling the memory pills. The price ranges from 108/- to 800/- for a bottle of tablets and chewables respectively.
There are reports given by doctors saying that parents and students are visiting their clinics for recommending memory increasing pills. With the exam season taking off, most of the students are gripped with the exam fever. Inspite of good preparation they fear about their performance in the exams. Here, parents should support their wards to rescue them from their worries. They should boost the morale of their child instead of scolding them for not studying.
Is Memory Pills an answer for every exams? Do you think it is best than counselling? There are many schools who have come up with stress relieving initiatives and are conducting counselling sessions regularly in order to remove the doubts of students as well as parents. Students should understand that exams are just a tool to evaluate their performance and not the end of the world. They must take it seriously but not as a foe.