Exams and revision

  • My top tips for making revision manageable

    Exam results are out tomorrow so after reflecting, I thought I’d share my first university exam experience for my Business Management degree and my tips on revision. First and foremost I DO NOT recommend cramming for exams. It’s not a...

  • First year exams

    Exams are weird. Personally I hate revising, feel stressed for weeks before and in the exam room, but pretty much always do better in them that other assessments. But after taking a gap year I found myself facing my first...

  • Coming home for Christmas... and revision

    I’m writing this from the belly of the beast, the valley of the shadows, the edge of the observable universe. My first exam is a week today. I arrived back in Bath this Monday just gone and I’ve quickly settled...

  • Talking about exams

    So exams have finished which means my first year of university is over, let summer begin! I can’t believe I’m thinking about exams, let alone writing about them but I wanted to answer any questions that you may have about...

  • Surviving the exam period at Bath!

    Examinations. That dreaded, dreaded time of the year when students have to swap clubbing for revising, laughing for sobbing and their mojitos for coffee. Exam-season is never fun for anyone, but what’s different about university exams in contrast to exams...

  • End of Semester Exams: Part 2

    This may sound like crazy, but I really couldn’t wait to come back to university. There is something about university life that I seem to have gotten used to subconsciously but never seemed to have figured out what it is...

  • End of Semester Exams: Part 1

    After beginning my first semester at university I was very surprised at how it abruptly it ends. I was amazed at how the first semester flew by and all without me noticing. I blame this not on the amount of fun I...

  • Revision and exams in January

    Not really! I was at home for Christmas (yay!) when writing this post. Semester one was unforgettable but I was so ready for the Christmas break. Home cooked dinners, someone to do your washing and oh wait… revision! When I...

  • Revising for exams

    I find the concept of revision whilst at university intriguing. There, I’ve said it! In the following paragraphs I’ll just have to try and explain myself… The most notable thing about revision is that people have such different ways of...

  • The best revision food

    With exams just around the corner, revision is the one thing that is (or at least, should be) on everyone's minds right now. Having already given you my top tips to survive exams, the next thought on every student's mind...