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14 Days to Exam Success : Pocket Study Skills - Lucinda Becker

14 Days to Exam Success

Pocket Study Skills

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This practical guide to effective revision and success in exams takes the reader through a fourteen-day program which ensures maximum results in the time available. With illustrations to enhance the text, it shows the reader how to tackle common revision and exam challenges through exercises, checklists and worked examples. It is a handy guide offering expert advice to help students maximize their chances of exam success in just two weeks.

'The 14-day approach is totally creative and novel, and I can't see how it wouldn't work.' - Kate Williams, Oxford Brookes University and Series Editor

How To Use This Book
Taking Stock
Things To Do Today
Types Of Exam
Things To Do Today
Testing Yourself In The Early Stages
What Is 'Essential Information'?
Revision Cards: How They Might Look
Getting To Know Your 'Know-It' Gremlin
20 Things To Do Today
The Rhythm Of Your Revision
Be True To Yourself
Taking Stock
Things To Do Today
Secondary Sources: Books And Journals
Secondary Sources: The Internet
Just How Much Do You Need To Know?
Things To Do Today
Essay Exams: What The Questions Mean
Six Ways To Feel Good
Things To Do Today
Essay Planning
Brainstorm Example
Spider Chart Example
Flowchart Example
Mind Map Example
Timed Essay Plans
Taking Stock
Things To Do Today
Planning A Rest Day
Six More Ways To Feel Good
Things To Do Today
Using Past Papers
The Art Of Procrastination
Anti-Procrastination Checklist
Things To Do Today
How To Tackle A Seen Exam And An Open Book Exam
Reducing Anxiety
Relaxation Techniques
Taking Stock
Things To Do Today
How To Give Yourself A Mock Essay Exam
How To Give Yourself A Mock Multiple Choice Exam
What Mock Exams Do For You
Things To Do Today
Exam Strategy
Knowing When And Why To Stop
Things To Do Today
How To Know How Much You Know: Sorting The Cards
How To Know How Much You Know: Mastering The Cards
Openings And Endings
Taking Stock
Things To Do Today
And The First Thing To Do In The Exam Is
The Night Before The Exam
Exam Day!
Things To Do Today
In The Exam
And When It Is Over
Index
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ISBN: 9780230249103
ISBN-10: 0230249108
Series: Pocket Study Skills
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 104
Published: 21st July 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 15.7 x 11.6  x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.07
Edition Number: 1