For many people it's the last couple of weeks before exams, so how do you study? You have multiple exams in a small period, and you'll be better prepared and more confident about some than others. Which approaches give the best returns with the least time requirements? What's going to be most effective? How do you hammer down the weak spots without losing touch with what's working?
Whatever grade you are in, at some point in in Term 4 you are going to sit your end-of-year exams, and the school holidays are the perfect time to start getting prepared so that you're feeling confident and organised.
Here are three things you should be doing right now to get on top of your Term 4 exam prep.
When it comes to getting help with an essay, many students don’t really know where to turn.
Especially for ESL students, or if you’re returning to study after many years - confidence in academic writing does not come easily.
If you’re lucky enough you might have peers, family members, or teachers who can provide a ‘second set of eyes’, but what can you do when that’s not an option, or when you want more external, professional help?
With the HSC Trials starting next month, now is the time to be getting serious about your study. While you definitely need a break to recharge your brain batteries, you can also use this time wisely to get ahead by getting your notes organised, honing in on your revision and brushing up on any areas you need extra support in.
Starting high school comes with a number of mixed feelings. It’s an exciting time. So much is changing and you’re about to start a whole new set of subjects, meet new people, create new friendships and take on new challenges. While all this change is exhilarating, the fear of the unknown can also be a daunting prospect. You’re about to be a small fish in a big pond again.
So here are some tips to make sure you get off on the right foot next year.
Scientists have proven that one of the most effective ways to remember what you’ve learnt, is to return to the place you learnt it. As most students spend a large time of their study outside the classroom, it’s important to create a consistent study space. Naturally, you’re more likely to want to spend time there if it reflects your personality and style.