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Revision and exams

Revision and exams

Exams can be a stressful time so it's best to be prepared so that you feel as confident as possible for each exam you take.

The first stage towards this is to develop strategies to improve exam preparation through:

  • Planning your revision
  • Practising/doing revision techniques
  • Becoming more effective at revising
  • Ensuring you're ready on the day.

 The second stage is to know how to optimise your performance in the exam by:

  • Having an exam strategy
  • Ensuring you answer the question(s)
  • Gaining the most marks with impressive answers.
Take a look through our advice on the different aspects of exams and revision by working through the left-hand menu. Alternatively you could read through our handy quick guide to revision and exams (PDF) for some useful tips and techniques for you to apply.