How to Get a Good Degree: Making the Most of Your Time at University

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Index
accommodation, 233–4
action plans (yours!), 47–8, 132–3, 179–80, 221–2, 246, 247–53
alcohol, 235–6
analytical skills, 13
approaches, 9–10
asking questions, 59
attitudes, 9–10
background information, 68
backlogs, avoiding, 107
breadth of knowledge, 13
career choices, 19–20
characteristics of successful students, 11–15
cleverness, 8–9
committees and meetings, 227–31
comparing with fellow-students, 60
compliments, 33–5
computer-based materials, 174–6
computers, 239–42
conclusions, writing, 100
confidence, lack of, 27
consistency, 13
copying, 56, 62, 64, 66
credit, 4
criticisms, 33–5
degree classifications, 2
demonstrators, 145–6
diet, 235
digesting, making sense, 29–30, 32
discussing with fellow students, 60
dislike of subjects, 29
dissertations, 119–22
drafting, 98–101
drink (alcohol), 235–6
drugs, 236
eating and sleeping, 208, 235–6
egg diagrams, 96–9
elephants, how to eat, 117
E-mail, 176–7
enthusiasm, 14, 60
essays and essay plans, 43, 95–102, 202
exams, 181–222
different sorts, 186–7
in-tray, 198
multiple-choice, 197
open book, 196
short-answer, 197
take away, 196–7
time-constrained, unseen written, 187–95

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