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.
The difference It doesn’t matter if you are coming to university from school, college or after a break, there is quite a step change in the way it works to your experience to date. In this blog I will briefly point out the key differences. Understanding these will save you time and make the transition… Continue reading Stepping up to university – advice to undergraduates starting this year.
So the new academic year is now drawing close - indeed some universities have already started. So you need to be getting ready! I won't offer advise on what posters you need in your room or what the well dressed student should wear. Nor to state the obvious that you need pens, pencils, note pads… Continue reading You need tools…
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Exam technique de-mistified and explained.
Exams are stressful but I firmly believe that they can be mastered. It’s like decorating – it’s all about preparation. So I have four steps for you: 1. Gather intelligence The key message in this blog is preparation and planning. And you can’t do either of these until you know everything you can about the… Continue reading Smart revision – the four things you need to do.