• Writing Revision Sheets: Concentration
    28th April 2010

    If you’re having trouble concentrating on your studies this can really ruin a revision session. Feeling upset about something someone said to you, daydreaming about a night out or just feeling bored can mean that you fail to get the most from your studies. You can sit dutifully at your desk for an hour, but if you’re not making any progress on compiling your revision sheets, then you’re wasting your time. You need some tips to help you focus and maximise the productivity of your study period.

  • Essay writing: Fresh ideas for revision
    22nd April 2010

    Quality is far more important than quantity when it comes to revision. Make a plan for each of the subjects you are revising. Break the work down into small chunks and do a little every day. Decide on a variety of methods to help you tackle the work. Don’t push yourself to study for hours every day. You never know; two well-planned sessions of 45 minutes a day might help you learn more than other people trying to cram their minds with facts for 8 hours at a stretch.

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    Essay exams: How to make revision notes
    15th April 2010

    It’s the time of year when students turn their attention to revision. But how can you produce effective revision sheets?

    Making revision notes seems to be something that causes many students concern. There’s no big mystery as to what should go into your notes. Also, there is no right way to make revision notes. Your revision note methods will depend on the subject matter and what you prefer.