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.
OK. So you've taken the advice of the first of these blogs which was Don't panic Ignore your career for the exam period (but ONLY this period!) Get to know yourself So now let's move to the next stage - where should you apply? Having got to know yourself, you hopefully will be starting to… Continue reading Final year? No job? Don’t worry ( 2 / 5 )
4. Drill-rehearse-practice Find different ways of testing yourself. A really good way of doing this is to create flash cards with a question on one side and the answer on the other. You can then test yourself. There is something odd about physically writing something down that means it tends to be learned. I… Continue reading Exams – how to pass without (much) stress (4 / 4)
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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