Some people enjoy exams, perhaps because they find being tested on what they have learnt a rewarding experience or they see it as the end of a chapter of learning. However, for the vast majority of students exams can be quite a difficult time.
If it is your first time taking national exams such as GCSE’s you may be worried about juggling revision for so many different subjects. Preparation is key to making sure that you do as well as you can, this will help to reduce any worry that you may have.
There are a number of online resources that offer helpful hints and tips on how best to prepare for an exam.
This website offers stress busting advice for those taking exams. It offers helpful pointers to assist you before, during and after the exam.
This is a great resource for students, Edexcel is one of the primary exam boards. The website offers hands-on revision help and tips from students who have already been though the exam process.
The Student Room is a free to join members community that has over 1.2 million student members worldwide. It is a hub for students that provides a great deal of useful information including revision guidance and study planning tools to help you on your way. Within the site there are a number of forums which are useful for swapping ideas and advice with other students taking exams.
This article offers a helpful academic viewpoint on where students often go wrong in exams. Working though ten different points the article provides you with an insight and pointers on how to avoid poor planning and not reading the question properly.
Lots of useful resources and interesting topics just for students.
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