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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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Enhance your study skills - in minutes!

You might not think that you have time to develop your study skills, but we have some quick ideas that anyone can find time for...

Got 5 mins? - watch a video tutorial, on essay writing or referencing, for instance.

Got 10 mins? - record yourself recapping the main points of your last lecture - it's more effective than copying up your notes.

Got 30 mins? - review your study practices with a Study Adviser and see if there's anything you could be doing more effectively.

 

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