Missed these? Here are our practical guides to exam papers

Need some top tips for specific exam types? Here are our guides to short answer, open text, written and spoken exams from the archives. Our experienced writers let you know the best ways to revise and prepare for each paper, as well as some tips for the exam room…

Read it and weep: Mastering your open text exam

The open text exam provides an all-too-often false sense of security, leading its candidates into a last minute, unanticipated panic. Alas, fear not, the seemingly safe open-book exam is hereby going to be tackled and defeated…


Nowhere to hide: Mastering your spoken exam

It’s bad enough when you don’t have the answers, but so much worse when your examiner is sitting right opposite you. These tips will get you through…


Running the Gauntlet: Mastering your short answer exam

Not quite multiple choice, not quite an essay, but somewhere in-between. Master the middle ground with these tips…

SB090 Running the gaunlet

So many essays, so little time: Mastering your written exam

It’s safe to say that we’ve all been faced with the terrifyingly threatening exam paper that just looks unmanageable. Take a look through this guide on how to conquer the essay battle…

SB088 exam



Open book test. Get the point?/George Thomas/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

bite your lips, tease your hair/Kate Lewis/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

The U.S. Army/ Timothy L. Hale/CC-BY 2.0

Writing: Jeffrey james pacres/CC-BY-NC-ND 2.0

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