So I only have one exam left which I will be completing this Friday and then I can finally embrace the three months of freedom that awaits me. There is an issue however which will be preying on my mind for the next three days and even more if Friday's exam does not go well.…Read more Exam Trouble
For a couple of months now, I've been reading posts on Word Press declaring joyously how people have finished their yearly exams or graduated and are looking forward to enjoying their summer of fun, craziness and free-time. My reaction was obviously to glare at the screen whilst contemplating the fact I would only be free…Read more After A Waiting Of A Year, They Are Finally Here
Next week, exams begin for AS students in the UK and so here are a few tips to make sure nothing messes with your Zen-like focus and concentration that you hopefully will have during the exam. Getting to the exam hall on time- You may have swaggered in to class late throughout the year but…Read more Don’t Let These Things Put You Off Your Game On Exam Day
I sometimes wonder where on earth do the Government get their ideas about education in the UK? At a recent NUT meeting (yes I have a spy in there), teachers discussed striking over proposals put forward by ministers to change the A-level system (Post-16.) Wait what is this? Teachers are going to strike over concerns…Read more If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It!
When I hear people declaring that they hadn't revised during the holidays and that their exams are coming up soon, the first thought that enters my head is "why the hell didn't you!" Sorry. Perhaps they had something going on, a family matter or personal issues but those who didn't yet still remained in their…Read more That Time Of Year Again..
So the inevitable has happened. College has resumed for most students in the UK and just like millions of others, I walked to class with thoughts of the impending exams firmly at the forefront of my mind. From some, exams begin in only a few weeks whereas I have to wait six weeks for mine.…Read more Exams Loom, Gloom And Doom. Don’t Worry, The World Cup Approaches Too
It's that time of year again when I'll be sticking posters up on my wardrobe to help stick information in my brain. Lets see how long it takes for my mum to start complaining about the damage cellotape is doing to her my wardrobe. (which is non-existent I assure you.) Note the large lettering for…Read more Revision Drama
There's a weird feeling that I have been feeling recently and it is that I need the holidays to end. WHAT? ARE YOU MAD? Well I hope not but allow me to explain. The reason is that as I scribble past paper after past paper, a mound of butchered and pressed trees is slowly being…Read more I Need The Holidays To End. WHAT!
I think that the reason why many students feel overwhelmed with revision is because they are constantly told differing versions on how to revise. However, it can all be cleared up if you see revision structurally, this will help give your revision time value and leave you feeling productive, with a clear direction in mind.…Read more Striking The Balance: Past Papers VS Theory
So for me, one week of the revision opportunity that Easter half-term provides has passed. For some, it has just begun, which means the week of college or school that they had whilst others were playing in the park (or revising of course) has been immeidately forgotten in the excitement, relief and happiness of the…Read more Easter, Part II
This is the time of year in England when students taking GCSEs begin to worry about the transition from secondary school to college. Actually, I may be getting ahead of myself there as they are probably more worried about their exams at the moment. Anyway, it is sure to be on their minds and it…Read more How worried do you need to be about College?