What To Do Before Results Day

The long wait between the end of exams and results day is slowly approaching.

I always get a great sense of relief straight after exams are over but, sometimes I can feel the post-exam-stress creeping up on me and I start fretting about my results and whether I should’ve mentioned Judith Butler’s theory in that one media exam… Here are my tips to cope in the run up to Results Day.

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How Much Revision Should I Do?

Ah, the unaging question: “How Much Revision Should I Do?”

If you’re looking for a definitive answer to this question, I’m sorry to disappoint,Β but I can’t tell you exactly how much revision you should do. I’ve heard of people out there doing 8-12 hours of revision a day and personally, I find that ridiculously unhealthy. Revision is important but, doing that much work a day would absolutely destroy me.Β  Continue reading “How Much Revision Should I Do?”

Simple and Easy Revision Techniques

Finding revision techniques that work for you can be a real challenge. I know that it took me a while to really figure out what worked for me. Teachers forcing me to create mindmaps in lessons was not effective, but that doesn’t mean mindmaps won’t be useful for you – it depends on what kind of learner you are. It’s all about trial and error. Some of these methods may be perfect for you, some of them may not work at all – the only way to find out what’s right is to give it a go.

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