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my recommended supplements:
protein at breakfast on exam day
black coffee

and alcohol for after
I went with tea rather than black coffee, and I relaxed in other ways after, but I approve this general approach to nutrition and exams. In particular, I rarely have protein in the morning, but always made myself some eggs on exam morning.
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Holy. Crap.

This is in the articles section of where this book is linked: http://www.rethinkstudying.com/study-supplements/

I'm quite doubtful of the credibility of these actuaries who are now giving advice on supplements.
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this.

As a quasi-mod here, I was going to report the thread as spam based on the OP. Since it seems (based on Campbell's post and others) the be a real study aid, I won't. But I'm sure a lot of people read the post and moved along because it looked so spammy.

This site routinely hosts ads from legitimate study-note authors (and similar) about their wares, though. An ordinary post from a known poster or from someone using a real name would get a lot more attention than click-bait.
Well, I did submit a report on it, while all the replies were of the kind suitable for cyberchat. It didn't get moved. I just don't care.
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I went with tea rather than black coffee, and I relaxed in other ways after, but I approve this general approach to nutrition and exams. In particular, I rarely have protein in the morning, but always made myself some eggs on exam morning.
When I took exams I ate four dozen eggs
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my recommended supplements:
protein at breakfast on exam day
black coffee

and alcohol for after
substitute an espresso shot for coffee.

do not drink any liquids after 9PM the night before.
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