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14 Days to Exam Success
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14 DAYS TO EXAM SUCCESS

PAPERBACK BY BECKER, LUCINDA

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ISBN
9780230249103
IMPRINT
PALGRAVE
 
 
EDITION
PUBLISHER
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
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IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
104 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
21 JUL 2010

DESCRIPTION

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.

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.