Test taking strategies to ace it on exam day

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Leave nothing to chance on test day: choose from my recommended resources, best blog articles and podcast episodes.

Discover how to score big on test day, with some ingenious strategies to maximise recall, read the examiner’s mind, and keep your cool. 

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How To Study ULTRA-Effectively For Exams: 37 Proven Strategies For 2023

How To Study ULTRA-Effectively For Exams: 37 Proven Strategies For 2023

It’s official: scientists have figured out the secrets for how to study effectively for exams. Or at least, a darn sight more effectively than you’d be doing without using these strategies. Read on, and discover how you too can: Study smarter, not harder: get more...

23 Clever Test-Taking Tips To ACE Your Exams

23 Clever Test-Taking Tips To ACE Your Exams

If you’re looking for the best tips to help you improve your test-taking skills, you’re in exactly the right place. Why? Because I’m a Cambridge-trained memory psychologist and experienced exam coach, and the science behind test taking is one of my all-time favourite...

18 Fresh Ideas To Soothe Student Exam Stress

18 Fresh Ideas To Soothe Student Exam Stress

Studying isn't always a walk in the park: most of us students have found the going pretty tough at one time or another. But don't worry: if it's all getting a bit much, you're in the right place! We're standing ready with a hot drink, a cool flannel and a reassuring...

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The Cornell Method for Note Taking: Better Notes for Revision and Review

The Cornell Method for Note Taking: Better Notes for Revision and Review

As a student or professional you’ll come across many different note-taking methods and strategies, but one of the most popular (for good reason!) is the Cornell Notes method. So what’s it all about? We’re going to explore how Cornell notes work, what the benefits are,...

28 GENIUS Study Hacks To Save You Time (& Score Top Grades In Exams)

28 GENIUS Study Hacks To Save You Time (& Score Top Grades In Exams)

The best way to learn is smarter, not harder. And you can easily make that change, today, with these 28 clever study and exam hacks! Trust me, these study hacks contain all the best, most cunning, secret tricks and shortcuts you can use to: Increase your productivity...

How To Study ULTRA-Effectively For Exams: 37 Proven Strategies For 2023

How To Study ULTRA-Effectively For Exams: 37 Proven Strategies For 2023

It’s official: scientists have figured out the secrets for how to study effectively for exams. Or at least, a darn sight more effectively than you’d be doing without using these strategies. Read on, and discover how you too can: Study smarter, not harder: get more...

23 Clever Test-Taking Tips To ACE Your Exams

23 Clever Test-Taking Tips To ACE Your Exams

If you’re looking for the best tips to help you improve your test-taking skills, you’re in exactly the right place. Why? Because I’m a Cambridge-trained memory psychologist and experienced exam coach, and the science behind test taking is one of my all-time favourite...

28 GENIUS Study Hacks To Save You Time (& Score Top Grades In Exams)

28 GENIUS Study Hacks To Save You Time (& Score Top Grades In Exams)

The best way to learn is smarter, not harder. And you can easily make that change, today, with these 28 clever study and exam hacks! Trust me, these study hacks contain all the best, most cunning, secret tricks and shortcuts you can use to: Increase your productivity...

Multiple Choice Papers: 3 Test Taking Strategies [PODCAST]

Multiple Choice Papers: 3 Test Taking Strategies [PODCAST]

Episode 16 of the Exam Study Expert podcast: "Multiple Choice Papers: Test Taking Strategies". Listen now The Exam Study Expert podcast is available on all good podcast platforms, including: If you have an Apple iPhone or iPad, we're available through the Apple...

Multiple Choice Papers: 3 Test Taking Strategies [PODCAST]

Exam Nerves: 7 Strategies To Soothe Them [PODCAST]

Episode 15 of the Exam Study Expert podcast: "Exam Nerves: 7 Strategies To Soothe Them". Listen now The Exam Study Expert podcast is available on all good podcast platforms, including: If you have an Apple iPhone or iPad, we're available through the Apple Podcasts...

Multiple Choice Papers: 3 Test Taking Strategies [PODCAST]

Exam Week Hacks: 14 Top Test Taking Tips [PODCAST]

Episode 14 of the Exam Study Expert podcast: "Exam Week Hacks: 14 Top Test Taking Tips". Listen now The Exam Study Expert podcast is available on all good podcast platforms, including: If you have an Apple iPhone or iPad, we're available through the Apple Podcasts...

Multiple Choice Papers: 3 Test Taking Strategies [PODCAST]

Exam Technique: Three Golden Principles [PODCAST]

Episode 13 of the Exam Study Expert podcast: "Exam Technique: Three Golden Principles To Maximise Your Mark". Listen now The Exam Study Expert podcast is available on all good podcast platforms, including: If you have an Apple iPhone or iPad, we're available through...

Multiple Choice Papers: 3 Test Taking Strategies [PODCAST]

Performing under pressure, music practice and music exams [PODCAST]

Episode 8 of the Exam Study Expert podcast: "Performing under pressure, music practice and music exams with Professor David Rowland". Listen now The Exam Study Expert podcast is available on all good podcast platforms, including: If you have an Apple iPhone or iPad,...

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