How To Pass Your Exams [NOOK Book]

Overview

New 4th edition of this exams 'bible' - Price cut (previous edition GBP8.99) - targeted towards cash-strapped students - Delivers techniques which make a huge difference to exam performance at all levels: professional, academic, Master's, GCSE or A level
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How To Pass Your Exams

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Overview

New 4th edition of this exams 'bible' - Price cut (previous edition GBP8.99) - targeted towards cash-strapped students - Delivers techniques which make a huge difference to exam performance at all levels: professional, academic, Master's, GCSE or A level
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781848034495
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Publication date: 6/1/2011
  • Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Fourth Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 300
  • Sales rank: 898,097
  • File size: 292 KB

Meet the Author

Mike Evans has never failed an exam. He now teaches other people how to pass exams and regularly achieves 100% pass rates in his classes. He holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration, is an Accountant, a Fellow of the Institute of Management, a Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, a qualified pilot and a successful lecturer.
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Table of Contents

Preface vii

1 Getting a Sensible Perspective 1

Change your thinking 1

Dispel the common fears and myths--now! 2

The things that usually go wrong 8

Developing a positive attitude and taking responsibility for your own success 11

2 What Examiners Want 16

Some more myths and misconceptions 16

So what do they want? 18

3 Getting Set for Success 28

Take the heat out of exams 28

Start thinking about exams at the start of the course 30

Planning your time 32

Covering the syllabus 36

Organising your studies 36

Further help and information 39

Looking after yourself 41

Maintaining a positive attitude 41

4 The Role of Parents, Partners and Fellow Students 44

Parents 44

Partners, other family members and friends 48

Fellow students 48

5 Revision 54

Even more myths and misconceptions 54

Active revision 55

Planning your final revision 61

Organising your notes and other course materials 62

6 Special Techniques 65

Planning and Writing essays 65

Writing reports 74

Short answer questions 77

7 As the Exam Approaches 80

It needn't be as painful as you think 80

The common problems 81

Maintaining confidence and control 82

Reminding yourself what the exam is about 84

Using your final revision time effectively 86

Looking after yourself 88

8 The Exam 94

The importance of exam technique 94

The common problems 95

Staying cool, confident, calm and relaxed 96

Reading the paper and selecting the right questions 99

Managing your time 103

Reading the question 105

Answering the question 107

After the exam 109

Index 113

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