There is a lot of good news about clearing - not least that there are many options available. In fact probably more than you realised. So, despite the decision being difficult, stressful and of course vital, actually the rules are very simple. Who dares wins You will be surprised this year how many elite universities… Continue reading How to win at clearing
Combining holiday and getting ready for work.
As you start to settle in at university, I hope you are making friends and having a good time. There is so much you can gain from university but if you aren’t on top of the academic work, you can start to get worried about how you are going to perform in exams and assessments. […]
3. Decide on theories to learn Having assembled all the information about the exam and gathered a group of like-minded people to revise with, you now need to work out what you need to learn. I recommend starting off by reading a general text about the topic. Go for something manageable in size –… Continue reading Exams – how to pass without (much) stress (3 / 4)
Most of my tips are about making sure you don't leave things too late. So you do have enough time to create the best possible coursework or that you have spent enough time revising. But I know sometimes for whatever reason, this doesn't happen. So this blog is about when you have really messed up… Continue reading When you have left it too late
So you reached the end of term and the holidays are under way. Time to relax. Well yes it is. In a way. But I have a brief piece of advice for this time of year.
So having covered how to prepare for university, I move to the "reflect" part of the model. As humans, we are driven to seek out meaning and purpose in life and your choice to go to university should be closely related to both of these. And I recommend you reflect on these before you even… Continue reading Getting ready for university: Reflect
This is the model I use to show the elements you should be working on as you start at university for the first time: I will cover the "prepare" stage in this blog and further blogs will cover the "reflect" and "ask" stages. A place to work... You should now know where you will be… Continue reading Getting ready for university – “prepare”