The Student's Guide to Exam Success

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Index
Locators shown in italics refer to tables and illustrations.
ability, academic
failure of exams to measure, 8-9
active revision
techniques, 88-91
adults
impact of own concerns on children's learning, 16-18
advertising
importance in stereotype creation, 12
alcohol
physiological effects of use, 36-7
'All or Nothing' model of transactional analysis
as intrusive thought control tactic, 26-9, 27, 29
analysis, transactional
as intrusive thought control tactic, 25-9, 27, 29
Andress, 44
Andy (student testimonial)
on anxiety, 184-8
answers, model
use as revision guide, 112
anti-depressants
effects of use, 42
anxiety
control in exams, 151-2, 151
testimonial and commentary, 184-8
apathy, academic
testimonial and commentary, 189-94
appeals, examination, 199
aptitude, career
failure of exams to measure, 9-10
benzodiapines
physiological effects, 40
books
study demands placed by, 22, 22
use as research source, 119-20
breaks, examination
importance, 160
breaks, study
importance, 73-4, 76-7
organisation, 77-80
burnout, academic
testimonial and commentary, 189-94
caffeine
physiological effects, 44-5
cannabis
physiological effects, 40-41
careers
impact of planning for, 175-9
see also aptitude, career
case studies, student, 27-9, 27, 29, 62-3, 68, 68, 69, 69, 152-3, 152-3

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The Student's Guide to Exam Success
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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
  • Acknowledgements ix
  • Introduction: Action, Not Anxiety 1
  • Part I - States of Mind for Success 5
  • 1: Clear Your Head 7
  • 2: Healthy Body, Healthy Mind 32
  • Part II - Techniques for Success 59
  • 3: Lay Solid Study Foundations 61
  • 4: Remember, Remember 82
  • 5: Use Resources Wisely 109
  • 6: Plan for Success 126
  • 7: Master Your Exams 146
  • Part III - Testimonials 167
  • A Word of Explanation 169
  • Appendix 1: Coursework and Exam Checklist 195
  • Appendix 2: Save Time at Your Computer 197
  • Appendix 3: Second Chances 199
  • Appendix 4: Learning Difficulties 200
  • Appendix 5: Special Exam Provisions 201
  • Useful Addresses 203
  • Bibliography 205
  • Index 207
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