Lectures can be a struggle when first starting university, especially frantically making scribbles just trying to keep up! However, it is easy to become a seasoned veteran in note-taking whether you are in lectures or at the University of Warwick Library. This blog is aimed at all who are currently studying an academic subject, regardless of whatever level or subject matter…By Kayvon Taee
Bored with the same old revision techniques? Wish you could be sitting outside in the sun instead of being cooped up in the library with your highlighter? Trying a new revision app could be the answer to both of these questions! Here are the Study Blog’s top three revision apps for this summer… by Amy Preston Continue reading “The Very Best Revision Apps”
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”
Flash cards are great. They’re quick and easy, perfect for testing your knowledge and helping you memorise information. So here’s the good news – now your smartphone can help you. Here’s how… Continue reading “Obsessed with flash cards? Try this app”
You burst into the exam room late, out of breath, turn over the exam paper “Discuss the importance of dual identity in Shakespeare’s…” what? But you study Economics. And why is everyone pointing and laughing? Why aren’t you wearing trousers? How do you spell your name again? Who started that tiny fire? And why has everybody turned into giant rat clowns?
It’s Term 3 and that means time to break out the revision highlighters! Keep these 4 tips in mind to get the most from your notes… Continue reading “High-lighten the load: making the most of highlighting for revision”