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05/16/2011 02:02 AM
Write away your worries
Evidence proving that writing is good for you and your exam performance

05/16/2011 01:17 AM
Ready, Steady, GO!
Getting down to study

03/31/2011 02:44 AM
Your Study Environment
Deciding on the where

03/14/2011 12:25 AM
Watch What You Tell Yourself
Why negative self-talk can lead to an exam failure

03/10/2011 11:22 PM
Exam failure’s £100,000 legal fight
This shows just how much using the correct exam technique really is worth!

03/10/2011 12:24 AM
How does Facebook affect your study habits?
What we've suspected for some while, technology isn't always the 'enabler' it's touted as

03/09/2011 12:21 AM
Exam Tip
It’s quite normal to find that when you sit down at your desk in the exam hall, your mind has gone completely blank and suddenly you can’t remember anything you learned at all! Don’t worry – you’ll find that once you start reading the questions the contents will act as prompts for your memory and all you have learned will come flooding back.

03/08/2011 12:19 AM
Study Tip
Making sure you include question practice from the start of your studies means that when you get to your revision, you’ve already started it!

03/07/2011 12:26 AM
Laugh Your Way to an Exam Pass
Why smiling through adversity makes sense

03/07/2011 12:20 AM
Exam Tip
Science has proved that a moderate level of anxiety actually maximises your mental performance. So don’t be worried about being worried, it’s normal!

03/06/2011 12:21 AM
Exam Tip
Get organised well before your exam, preferably a week before. Make sure you know exactly when and where your exam is being held, check your journey routes and options, find any documentation you need to gain access to your exam,  and pull together all the tools you need (such as pen, pencil, calculator etc.). You really don’t want to be doing this on the morning of your exam day, when you’ll already be anxious enough.

03/05/2011 12:18 AM
Study Tip
Setting yourself study targets not only ensures you know what you’re doing, it ensures you don’t fool yourself into avoiding those difficult areas you’d like to put off indefinitely.

03/03/2011 12:17 AM
Study Tip
A strong positive mental attitude is the first step towards success.