Exams and revision

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Revision strategies

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Exam preparation

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Exam preparation

How to have a good exam

Final preparations include analyse past papers and plan essay questions
Making notes
    Top Tips


    • Check the length, format and date of all exams and what is going to be covered.
    • Make a realistic revision timetable.

    Keep your study active 

    • Write notes in your own words, make mind maps, use colour.

    Try and reduce exam nerves

    • Don’t cram the night before, try to relax and wind down.
    • Try to avoid conversations with people who might wind you up.

    Answering exam questions

    • Read the paper all the way through and make sure you know how you will allocate your time.
    • Highlight key words in questions.
    • Leave yourself 10 minutes at the end for a final check through.


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