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Preparing for exams

Preparing for and taking exams is often an anxiety-provoking process. It's important to feel confident that you know what you're meant to be doing and are preparing in the most effective way. Feeling confident about these aspects will make the exam itself a less daunting experience.

student writing at deskThis section includes resources to help you to get your exam preparation sorted early, with strategies to organise your time, select materials for revision and practice writing exam questions.

  We also have a series of bite-size video tutorials on preparing for exams:

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