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Using Primary Colours.

Posted on October 5, 2007 at 10:51 AM Comments comments (1)

Prepare your revision on coloured paper and using highlight pens.

When making your notes use different colours to represent different aspects of your subject. Doing this helps to lodge concepts in the brain more easily.

The Brainstorming Method

Posted on October 5, 2007 at 5:44 AM Comments comments (0)

Brainstorming is assess to the brain's memory via the use of keywords.

Using a blank piece of paper writing keywords and associated facts, figures and names. Will enable your mind to move information and encourage inspiration.

Identify Your Fears.

Posted on October 3, 2007 at 2:06 AM Comments comments (0)

Sometimes students delay doing part of their revision until the last moment. What they are avoiding becomes a stress factor in their minds. If you have been putting off revision on a particular subject. Jot down the reason why you are delaying and why? When you look at things closely the task is not so difficult after all.
You can do it!

Revision Study Sharing!

Posted on October 2, 2007 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (0)
Some students work better alone and others work better with a revision partner. Studies have shown in Japan that students there. Whilst working together get the best results.
If you are not sure if this would work for you then make some time to experiment. Meet up regularly with other students and prepare for a study session. Plan what you would like to work on with them.

Sharing Problems

Posted on October 1, 2007 at 5:26 AM Comments comments (0)

If you have problems with a particular aspect of the subject which may cause you stress.
Don't keep it to yourself. Other students may help who have overcome similar obstacles as they climb the learning curve and so aid in eliminating a particular cause.

Discarding Topics

Posted on September 30, 2007 at 5:17 AM Comments comments (0)
Every subject has parts which you do not always enjoy as part of a subject course. With a subject there are parts which are boring and harder to work at than others, don't push them aside until the last minute as you will be saving up stress.

Always Ask Questions

Posted on September 28, 2007 at 1:34 AM Comments comments (0)

Having an inquisitive nature that will help you surpass your exam efforts.

Don't be afraid to ask questions in the class room even if you think that other students maybe smarter than you.

Weaknesses and Strengths

Posted on September 27, 2007 at 8:34 AM Comments comments (0)
Try and indentify your weaknesses and get someone, maybe your tutor to help you. We all have our weaknesses when it comes to tests and those exams. Don't over look the problems. Work them out until they become your strongest skills.

Mock Exams

Posted on September 26, 2007 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (0)
Making yourself familiar with the whole exam process a few days before the real exam. It gets you tuned up with the layout of the exam and the subject matter that you are concentrating on. When you come to do the real one the experience will be familiar and less stressful.

Mock Exams Part 2

Posted on September 25, 2007 at 1:24 AM Comments comments (0)

If you have been taking exams for the last few years or a novice.
Find out your examination board. Ask for past papers and sit as many mock exams as you can.
Take note of the recurring themes and trends to give to a clear indication of where to focus on your revision time.


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