Passing Exams for Dummies, 2ed

Patrick Sherratt

ISBN: 9788126545353

256 pages

Exclusively distributed by Penguin Books 

INR 299

Description

Improve your memory, manage your time and control your anxiety with this essential guide

Do you panic at the thought of exams? Do you think you're just not the academic type? No matter how old you are, exams can be stressful -- but they don't need to be. This essential guide provides expert tips on how to change your mindset, improve your learning, control your anxiety and get good marks -- whether you're studying at school, college, university or as part of career exams.

Change the way you think about yourself and study - become an A-grade student through finding out what motivates you and how you learn best

Explore the power of relaxation - from making your brain more receptive to incoming information to coping with exam pressure and anxiety

Review your notes -- set your intention for revision and improve your reading techniques

Use basic mnemonics to improve your memory -- from mapping your notes to using rhymes, music and flash cards

Rehearse exam recall and performance -- visualisation skills for mentally and physically rehearsing passing your exams

 

Introduction  

Part I: Releasing Your Potential to Pass Exams  

Chapter 1: Passing Exams: Preparation Is Everything!

Chapter 2: Meeting Your Amazing Brain

Chapter 3: Discovering How to Learn

Chapter 4: Thinking Strategies for High Performance

Part II: Relaxing Comes First  

Chapter 5: Exploring the Power of Relaxation

Chapter 6: Finding Ways to Relax

Part III: Reviewing and Rewriting Your Notes  

Chapter 7: Knowing Your Academic Purpose

Chapter 8: Reviewing Your Notes

Chapter 9: Improving Your Reading Techniques  

Chapter 10: Preparing Your Study Notes

Part IV: Remembering with Pictures and Patterns  

Chapter 11: Making the Most of Memorizing Skills

Chapter 12: Using Mnemonics: Simple Memory Techniques

Chapter 13: Fine-Tuning Your Memory: Advanced Visual Techniques

Part V: Rehearsing for Recall and Performance  

Chapter 14: Rehearsing Your Recall

Chapter 15: Rehearsing Your Performance

Part VI: The Part of Tens  

Chapter 16: Ten Tips for Exam Day: Before the Event  

Chapter 17: Ten Tips for the Exam -- No Going Back Now!

Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Maintain Momentum between Exams  

Part VII: Appendixes  

Appendix A: Planners

Appendix B: Relaxation and Visualization Scripts

Appendix C: Learning Style Quiz and Motivational Reminder

Index  

 

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