Three things that can go wrong during your exam!

The things that can go wrong before an exam are easy to prepare for — not enough revision, a bad night’s sleep or just generally feeling the pressure. But what about during your exam? When all of your work comes down to a single paper, the last thing you want is for anything to go wrong. Here’s three common things that can go wrong in an exam and how to overcome them… by Ciara Brodie Continue reading “Three things that can go wrong during your exam!”

How to avoid rushing your MA Dissertation

Remember the mad and frenzied rush that was your undergraduate dissertation? Did you promise yourself you’ll never make that mistake again and that next time you have a huge academic project, you’ll start early? Well it’s time to start writing your Master’s dissertation and live up to that promise you made yourself! Here’s how to make sure your dissertation doesn’t end up a giant rush… by Shreeja Roy Continue reading “How to avoid rushing your MA Dissertation”

Tactical revision: How to prepare for a humanities exam

Dissertations submitted, summative essays sent off; it’s May and you have a couple of weeks, at most, to revise for your humanities exams. Arts at university presents an opportunity to flourish, to be given space – gone are the days of formulaic essays to be regurgitated in an exam setting. This presents its own set of challenges – so here are some tried and tested tips to guide you through this period… by Kumail Jaffer Continue reading “Tactical revision: How to prepare for a humanities exam”

You’re Almost There!

By now you’ve probably submitted all of your coursework, you’re about to begin revision for the final string of exams and the end of the year is in sight… Celebrating before you’ve finished exams might sound premature, but taking to time to reflect on your current successes and achievements doesn’t have to take long! Whether you’ve got half a day or half a week before your revision timetable starts, here’s how to celebrate coursework submission… by Ciara Brodie Continue reading “You’re Almost There!”

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