Personal Statement Tips

I’m going into Year 13 which means right now, all my attention is on writing a killer personal statement. I’m not going to pretend I know how to write an amazing personal statement myself, however, I’ve done a lot of research and collated lots of tips from professionals on how to make your personal statement great. Read on to discover some really helpful tips…

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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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