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Ace Your Exam

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Macmillan Study Skills

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This practical and reassuring guide will ensure your students pass their exams with flying colours. Ace Your Exam establishes a clear, simple framework for revision and helps students get to grips with what exams are...

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This practical and reassuring guide will ensure your students pass their exams with flying colours. Ace Your Exam establishes a clear, simple framework for revision and helps students get to grips with what exams are all about. Part 1 begins by exploring institutional expectations and common anxieties and exam myths, before showing students how to tackle various types of exam, including essay-based exams, short-answer questions, multiple-choice questions, calculation-based exams and open book exams. Part 2 helps readers plot an effective revision strategy for an imminent exam and, equally important, a detailed strategy for optimal use of time and productive powers during the exam. Finally, Part 3 helps students put their plans into action.
Ace Your Exam will be an essential companion to all students preparing for and taking exams.

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  • Features genuine examples of student exam answers and marking criteria to give readers an insight into what examiners are looking for
  • Prompts students to reflect on their experience of exams through quick quizzes and activities
  • Helps students take charge of their revision with a comprehensive online revision toolkit featuring calculators, checklists and more

1. Committing to Exam Success.- PART 1: INSIGHT.-  2. Sketching a Broad Strategy
3. Getting Your Head Around Exams
4. What Makes a Good Exam Answer?
5. Thinking Your Way Through Exam Stress
6. Approaching Exams of Different Types
PART 2: PLANS
7. Setting Up for Revision
8. A Plan for the Exam
PART 3: ACTION
9. Getting Down to Revision and into the Exam
Index.

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Andrew Northedge is Emeritus Professor of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Open University. He is the author of the bestselling book, The Good Study Guide, which has sold over a million copies. 

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Andrew Northedge is Emeritus Professor of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Open University. He is the author of the bestselling book, The Good Study Guide, which has sold over a million copies. 

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