Sunday, 4 May 2014

Revision Tips


It's officially that time of the year, exam time. I thought I'd do a quick post today on my top revision tips, in the hope any last minute or on going revision can be helped. First of all my biggest tip is to be as organised as you can. Folders, timetables, revision notes, just make sure you know where everything is, keep it in a logically order and know when your exams are so you can prioritise what to revise. The folders in the photo are from Paperchase and I think they're super cute, one of them holds my Sociology unit 4 notes and the other holds my English notes. When it comes to English you may be able to see that my book Jane Eyre has got lots of colourful sticky notes coming out of it. These show me where useful quotes and sections are, again keeping me organised. 

I also use simple note cards to write bullet points that I need to remember, making an long essay question much simpler by just having the main points then adding all the linking together bits when it comes to actually writing the essay. On the subject of essays and past papers, I know it's scary to practise if you feel like you don't know anything, but seriously it's one of the best ways to revise. Most teachers will happily take in practise essays to mark as after all they're there to help you! And finally pens, I find colours really useful when revising, having key quotes or sections in certain colours means you're more likely to remember them as you associate them with the colour. 

As much as I'd love to say try not to be too stressed I know I for one will be a complete stress head in the next couple of months. But just remember, do the best you can and they'll all be over soon. To all of you taking any exams soon good luck! 

19 comments :

  1. This was very helpful :) Just main points in essays and bullet points are the way to gox Best o luck for your exams!

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  2. Thank you Clarissa :) x

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  3. good luck :)) great post :))

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  4. I love that note book! Always love anything with the tube on it :)

    Jasmin Charlotte

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  5. These are great tips, I need to get hold of some coloured pens! I do the post-it thing in books too, so useful :) xx

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  6. I love the ones in the photo - Staedtler triples colour (always very discounted on amazon!) x

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  7. I adore the paper chase prints this year :)

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  8. These are great tips, they will definitely help me in the next week before exams start. Good luck! x

    daisy-drops

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  9. I love the idea of sticky noting key points of books! I'm having to read The Crucible by Arthur Miller and Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck for English so this will be a really good idea in terms of me revising! Good luck for your exams. Thanks for sending me your link after the bbloggers chat, bloody love your blog girlie!


    Carey x

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  10. You too Carey, thanks so much girl :) x

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  11. Great tips! Im terrible at studying and I must admit i just dont really know how xx

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  12. Just found your blog through twitter, and I love it! xx



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  13. Frances CurzonHepworth11 May 2014 at 21:00

    Great revision tips, loving your blog! :)



    Frankie x

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  14. God I don't envy you with this whole exam business. I'm in my second year of university, and in January I officially took my last EVER exam! Now it's dissertations and far too many essays!

    Good luck - and I hope you do brilliantly. Your tips show its clear you spend a lot of time preparing! Hope it pays off :)

    Thanks for getting in touch on the #bbloggers chat, your blog is sooo beaut! Followed you now so looking forward to reading more:)

    Vicky xx

    Lots of Love, Me.

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  15. I wish I was as organised as you are. I don't like writing at all so I revise trough reading and talking. If I can explain what I have to understand to a completly not knowing person, I know that I understood everything and that I can move on. That's why I always talk to my friends about stuff I have to learn for my next exam. I don't know if they like it but it helps me a lot! x

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