Master your exams
• The value of exam technique • Essay exams • Multi-choice exams • Orals • Before and after
It ain't what you do, it's the way that you do it. That's what gets results.
Having got this far, you now know everything that's worth knowing about revision, so you have almost all the strategies you need for success. What remains is for you to master your exams. The rest of this chapter offers all the skills you need for that purpose and talks you through the process, from the eve of your exams to the aftermath.
This chapter offers in-depth exam technique
Absorb the advice in this chapter well before the day, so that you can give it a trial run in your exam preparation.
Here I am telling you to prepare, and yet it seems that plenty of students do shockingly little preparation for terrific results. What's their secret? Are they endowed with magic powers?
No. Although it's true that some students have a greater knack for their subject than others, aptitude alone isn't enough to produce good results in exams at higher education levels.
There's no magic behind success
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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: 146.
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