Exam preparation – a link fest

Exams Link Fest

Exams are almost upon us.

First up my best wishes to all of you who are about to start exams. It is a stressful period, but also an opportunity to show what you’ve learned and progress to the next stage of your studies.

If you need a bit of a break from study, to learn how to study better, some of the links below should help.

Preparing for exams series:

1 – Managing exam anxiety

2 – Evidence-based study tips

3 – Tame your brain

4 – Embracing failure

5 – Memory

Other articles from around the web:

LaTrobe University Exam Revision Tips

The Science of Revision from the Guardian

The Science of Learning Research Centre – 12 PEN Principles

10 biggest breakthroughs in the science of learning


Learning vs understanding mode – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FvYJhpNvHY

The power of believing you can improve – https://www.ted.com/talks/carol_dweck_the_power_of_believing_that_you_can_improve

Learning how to learn – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O96fE1E-rf8


Is there a study tool or resource that you use that you think other students might find helpful? Let me know

Want to comment on this article, or ask me a question about the health and well-being services available to you as a student? Feel free to comment below, abuse me on Twitter (@Dr_Furber), contact me on Skype (search for ‘eMental Health Project Officer Gareth’), or email me (gareth.furber@flinders.edu.au)


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