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Organisation Skills: Preparing for Exams and Revision

Academic Skills

Welcome to the Preparing for Exams and Revision Guide

Exams are approaching and it is time to get organised. Check out our guide and feel confident that you will achieve your best going into your exams.

The main purpose of preparing for exams is:

  • to understand the topic for which you are sitting an exam
  • to commit what you have learnt and understood to memory
  • to practice planning and writing answers to questions

What techniques could you use to achieve this? - explore our guide to find out.

The presentation below Exam Techniques and Revision Strategies is a good starting point

Exam Techniques and Revision Strategies


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1:1 bookable appointments can be made with your Academic Skills Advisers for your subject area.

Students from Ipswich can book two appointments per week (if you are a student from the Learning Network, please contact your library) - 

  • up to 1 hour with an Academic Skills Advisor

Appointments are scheduled in 30 minute slots.  

Schedule an Appointment