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14 Days to Exam Success
 
 
Palgrave Macmillan
 
 
 
 
 
21 Jul 2010
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A practical guide to effective revision and success in exams, taking the reader through a fourteen-day programme which ensures maximum results in the time available. With illustrations to enhance the text, it shows the reader how to tackle common revision and exam challenges through exercises, checklists and worked examples.


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A practical guide to effective revision and success in exams, taking the reader through a fourteen-day programme which ensures maximum results in the time available. With illustrations to enhance the text, it shows the reader how to tackle common revision and exam challenges through exercises, checklists and worked examples.


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'The 14-day approach is totally creative and novel, and I can't see how it wouldn't work.' - Kate Williams, Oxford Brookes University and Series Editor


Contents

How To Use This Book
Taking Stock
DAY ONE
Things To Do Today
Types Of Exam
DAY TWO
Things To Do Today
Testing Yourself In The Early Stages
What Is 'Essential Information'?
Revision Cards: How They Might Look
Getting To Know Your 'Know-It' Gremlin
DAY THREE 20
Things To Do Today
The Rhythm Of Your Revision
Be True To Yourself
Taking Stock
DAY FOUR
Things To Do Today
Secondary Sources: Books And Journals
Secondary Sources: The Internet
Just How Much Do You Need To Know?
DAY FIVE
Things To Do Today
Essay Exams: What The Questions Mean
Six Ways To Feel Good
DAY SIX
Things To Do Today
Essay Planning
Brainstorm Example
Spider Chart Example
Flowchart Example
Mind Map Example
Timed Essay Plans
Taking Stock
DAY SEVEN
Things To Do Today
Planning A Rest Day
Six More Ways To Feel Good
DAY EIGHT
Things To Do Today
Using Past Papers
The Art Of Procrastination
Anti-Procrastination Checklist
DAY NINE
Things To Do Today
How To Tackle A Seen Exam And An Open Book Exam
Reducing Anxiety
Relaxation Techniques
Taking Stock
DAY TEN
Things To Do Today
How To Give Yourself A Mock Essay Exam
How To Give Yourself A Mock Multiple Choice Exam
What Mock Exams Do For You
DAY ELEVEN
Things To Do Today
Exam Strategy
Knowing When And Why To Stop
DAY TWELVE
Things To Do Today
How To Know How Much You Know: Sorting The Cards
How To Know How Much You Know: Mastering The Cards
Openings And Endings
Taking Stock
DAY THIRTEEN
Things To Do Today
And The First Thing To Do In The Exam Is
The Night Before The Exam
DAY FOURTEEN: EXAM DAY!
Things To Do Today
In The Exam
And When It Is Over
Index








Authors

LUCINDA BECKER is Senior Lecturer at the University of Reading within Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Management. She is also a professional trainer, developing and delivering courses in communication, presentation, management techniques and job-searching skills. She is the author of The Mature Student's Handbook and Presentation Skills for Students (with Joan van Emden).