Exam prep

Make the most of exam prep, by using things like effective memorisation and revision strategies, and helpful exam day tips.

Exam prep resources

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    Creating a revision program

    Revising can be a little daunting, but keeping a revision program will help you keep track of what you need to do.

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    Improve learning and memory skills

    Tips to memorise content-heavy subjects, including understanding roots words and specific revision activities.

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    Exam prep strategies

    Understand the standard of learning required for exams and discover learning techniques and strategies for exam preparation.

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    Exam formats

    Discover common misperceptions about exams and explore common examination formats.

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    Remembering facts for science students

    Find out how to memorise complex and detailed information related to science subjects. This guide contains useful strategies to help you remember scientific material more effectively.

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    Revising for exams

    There’s no secret to exam success - it’s all in the preparation. The following tips will help you organise your time and materials to ensure you’re well prepared.

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    Multiple choice exams

    Perhaps the most common type of exam, many students need to take Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) tests. The following tips and ideas are aimed at giving you a range of practical strategies you can implement in practice and in MCQ exams.

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    Writing essays in exams

    The best way to do well in essay exams is to prepare and practice. This resource provides tips and strategies to help you revise, organise your thoughts and write clearly.

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    Presenting online

    Virtual presentation skills are important at both university and in the workplace. This resource provides tips on presenting to camera, including how to support your message using voice and body language techniques and maximise the impact of your visuals.

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    Take-home exams

    Learn what to expect from take-home exams and how to approach them to maximise your marks.

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    Short answer exams

    The key to doing well in short answer exams is demonstrating your understanding, not just your memory.

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    Open-book exams

    Prepare actively for open-book exams to achieve your best.

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