Posts Tagged ‘exams’

Memory Hacks for Studying – Making Information StAnD OuT

Published on Friday, September 21st, 2018

Your brain loves anything that is funny, different or has a novelty value. Memories that stay with us for a lifetime are those that link with many other memories, and have a ‘slightly weird twist.’ Anything ‘peculiar’ will stand out in your mind. Any ‘one offs’ will also be memorable if they have novelty value […]

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Why our education system needs to change

Published on Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

I was recently asked to write an opinion piece for a national newspaper about the future of exams… here is my response… The world is changing and our education system needs to evolve with it. Our current education system was established to create employees, from the manufacturing model of the nineteenth and 20th centuries. The […]

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Study Smart – the last few weeks before the exams

Published on Sunday, October 1st, 2017

With a few weeks before exams this is an important time to focus and minimise distractions to ensure you get the results you desire. Here are some key tips for the weeks leading up until your exams. Plan your time Take time each week and each day to plan your calendar. First add all the […]

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Preparing for Practice and External Exams

Published on Monday, August 1st, 2016

As the year rolls by and exams get closer, there are a few important tips to consider and implement to ensure you can boost your efficiency when studying, which will lead to better exam results. 1. Treat your Practice/Mock exams seriously In fact your practice exams maybe the most important exams you sit all year. […]

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6 Tips for Managing Exam Stress 

Published on Sunday, October 5th, 2014

A message for all senior secondary students … There are five weeks to go before national school exams and if you are starting to get stressed about exam time – this is great news. Why stress is good… Experiencing stress before exams is a good thing! Stress causes your adrenaline to pump and allows you to work […]

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