Use resources wisely
• Learning from examiners' feedback • Coursework and revision priorities • Good use of books, tutorials and lectures • Internet tips
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Now that you know how to study effectively and master your memory, you're probably champing at the bit to do some serious learning. Steady on. Before you go off and learn volumes of irrelevant data, let's make sure you have an intelligent strategy that helps you develop proper exam skills. You want to make the most of your resources–your books, tutors, the Internet and so on. Time, of course, is perhaps the most precious resource of all. Here's how you can use it wisely.
Develop a revision strategy …
Examiners tend to report the same failings in students' work. This is because students tend not to organise their revision along the right lines, as you can see for yourself:
… based on examiners' feedback
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Publication information: Book title: The Student's Guide to Exam Success. Edition: 2nd. Contributors: Eileen Tracy - Author. Publisher: Open University Press. Place of publication: Maidenhead, England. Publication year: 2006. Page number: 109.
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