It’s fair to say I’ve done a fair few exams in my lifetime. After starting at Warwick nearly 9 years ago, I completed 31 exams/tests/assessments in the space of around 5 years. I also wrote 15 formally assessed essays and 2 dissertations. It’s entirely my fault, of course — as if the Warwick LLB wasn’t … More Top exam season tips from a Warwick-educated barrister
I’ve blogged before about problems with exams, but with results out last week it seemed timely to talk about what to do if things have really not gone according to plan. Don’t panic or despair. If plan A hasn’t worked out now, it’s the time to fashion Plan B.
It happens to all of us at some time or another. An exam doesn’t go to plan, it’s harder than expected, or we revised the wrong things, or we panic ourselves into a flat spin and don’t think straight. (I’m still holding a grudge about Property Law!) It’s easy to feel desperate afterwards but here … More Exam catastrophe?
The university year is moving inexorably towards the exam season and most of us feel some degree of nerves when we face exams. It’s normal and often a mild rush of adrenaline before the exam starts can enhance performance and just speed up that writing hand a bit. But, it’s important not to let normal … More Help! The exams are coming!