Exam revision and preparation

Exam revision and preparation

Sitting exams can feel stressful to a lot of us but if you are prepared then you will feel calmer. Take a look at our hints and tips for exam preparation to keep those nerves at bay.

  • Start revision early
  • Break topics into small chunks
  • Revise little and often rather than for long periods (half an hour-45 minutes a day for 1 month is better than 16 hours in the 2 days before)
  • Find your own revision style (reading/ writing/ recording/ listening)
  • Take breaks

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Further help

University of Derby students can access further information on academic writing on our Blackboard module - Improve your academic writing.

Study Advisor Scheme

As part of our study skills services we provide help with essay structure, dissertation preparation and time management. To request a study advisor please visit us on the lower floor of Kedleston Rd library, or complete the form online

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