Short notes for students with upcoming exams:

Quick and easy ways to ensure you get more marks in a an imminent exam:

Check for silly mistakes

Ensure you read the question correctly

Ensure you answer the question correctly -< note that reading and answering are two distinct steps.

Understand the meaning of similar but distinct questions: Know your COMMAND WORDs, eg explain, describe, suggest. – These have different meanings and require differing responses from students.

Making the most of every bit of work you do before the exam:

Review your completed past papers and write out corrections for mistakes

Nightmare papers- collate questions you have previously got wrong into a single paper, the paper that would be a total nightmare if it came up for your exam. Do this paper and see if you now understand the questions you previously got wrong.

 

Hope this short and sweet advice helps! More to follow.

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