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Author Becker, Lucinda M., 1963-

Title 14 days to exam success / Lucinda Becker
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
©2010

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Description xi,91 pages : illustrations ; 11 x 14 cm
Series Pocket study skills
Pocket study skills.
Contents Contents note continued: Brainstorm example -- Using a brainstorm -- Creating a spider chart -- Spider chart example -- Using a spider chart -- Creating a flowchart -- Flowchart example -- Using a flowchart -- Creating a mind map -- Mind map example -- Using a mind map -- Changing your mind -- The dangers of list plans -- Timed essay plans -- What about revision groups? -- Taking stock -- Day 7 -- Things to do today -- Planning a rest day -- Six more ways to feel good -- Day 8 -- Things to do today -- Using past papers -- The art of procrastination -- Anti-procrastination checklist -- Day 9 -- Things to do today -- How to tackle a seen exam -- How to tackle an open book exam -- Reducing anxiety -- Relaxation techniques -- Taking stock -- Day 10 -- 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 11 -- Things to do today -- Exam strategy -- Knowing when and why to stop -- Day 12 --
Contents note continued: Things to do today -- How to know how much you know: sorting the cards -- How to know how much you know: mastering the cards -- What to do with the last pile -- Openings and endings -- Taking stock -- Day 13 -- Things to do today -- And the first thing to do in the exam is... -- The night before the exam -- What to do... -- What not to do... -- Day 14 Exam day! -- Things to do today -- In the exam... -- And when it is over.
Machine generated contents note: Day 1 -- Things to do today -- Types of exam -- 1.Multiple choice exams -- 2.Short answer exams -- 3.Essay exams -- 4.Blended exams -- The first step -- Day 2 -- Things to do today -- Testing yourself in the early stages -- What is ̀essential information'? -- Revision cards: how they might look -- Revision card: an example of a basic card -- Revision card: an example of a connections card -- Revision card: an example of an essay plan card -- Revision card: an example of a last-minute card -- Getting to know your ̀know-it gremlin' -- Day 3 -- Things to do today -- The rhythm of your revision -- Be true to yourself -- Taking stock -- Day 4 -- Things to do today -- Secondary sources: books and journals -- Secondary sources: the internet -- Just how much do you need to know? -- Day 5 -- Things to do today -- Essay exams: what the questions mean... -- Six ways to feel good -- Day 6 -- Things to do today -- Essay planning -- Creating a brainstorm --
Notes Includes index
Subject Educational tests and measurements.
Study skills.
Universities and colleges -- Examinations -- Study guides.
Genre/Form Examinations.
Study guides.
LC no. 2010027489
ISBN 9780230249103
Other Titles Fourteen days to exam success