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14 Days to Exam Success (2nd Edition)

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This practical, supportive guide steers students through a 14-day revision programme, showing them how to make the most of the time available to them to maximise results. Based on tried and tested revision techniques, it...

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This practical, supportive guide steers students through a 14-day revision programme, showing them how to make the most of the time available to them to maximise results. Based on tried and tested revision techniques, it shows students how to tackle common revision and exam challenges through worked examples and practical exercises. Chapters are packed with top tips on key aspects of exam preparation and contain checklists to keep students on track.

Concise and engaging, this is an essential companion for all students preparing for exams, on degree and pre-degree courses.

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  • Provides a clear, structured revision programme for students who aren't sure how to prepare for exams
  • Prepares students both mentally and emotionally for their exams
  • Shows students how to remember and use what they have learned in the most effective way
  • Contains a range of top tips to help students maximise their exam performance




  • More practical strategies readers can use to test their understanding of material
  • Additional examples of different ways of revising, with new content on working with - and condensing - electronic notes
  • Further examples of exam questions from a range of different disciplines



Introduction
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.

The 14-day approach is totally creative and novel, and I can't see how it wouldn't work.' - Kate Williams, Oxford Brookes University and Series Editor
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Lucinda Becker is Professor of Pedagogy in English Literature at The University of Reading. She is the author of The Mature Student's Handbook and is the co-author of Writing for Engineers and Presentation Skills for Students (with Joan van Emden).

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Lucinda Becker is Professor of Pedagogy in English Literature at The University of Reading. She is the author of The Mature Student's Handbook and is the co-author of Writing for Engineers and Presentation Skills for Students (with Joan van Emden).

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