Posts Tagged ‘Exams’

How to Overcome Poor Exam Results

How to Overcome Poor Exam Results

We recently received an email from a student who related that they did poorly in their exams – a lot lower than expected, and were depressed because they felt that their goal was slipping away and now seemed impossible. This often is a common issue after large exams – and the student in question wanted [...]

What Should you do the Night before an Exam?

What Should you do the Night before an Exam?

Your exams begin in two days.

So, what should you be doing the night before the exam?

The answer of this question largely depends on your level of preparation, but I will nevertheless attempt to lay down some basic principles to guide you.

How to Study For Exams

How to Study For Exams

Over the last couple of weeks I have been writing about this idea of ‘deliberate practice’ – that top student’s essentially prepare and study differently, and this is essentially the key to academic success. Today, I want to continue on this theme – and in doing so answer a question which was emailed to me [...]

Evaluate Your Exam Preparation and Technique

Evaluate Your Exam Preparation and Technique

Just a short post this week. Things have been a little crazy at my end (which has also resulted in a slight slow-down in the rate of my posts!) Many Year 11 and Year 12 students have been getting their results back from assessments and half-yearlies exams recently. As a result, I have had a [...]