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The exam skills handbook : achieving peak performance /

by Cottrell, Stella.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Palgrave study skills: Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012Edition: 2nd ed.Description: vi, 278 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.ISBN: 9780230358546; 0230358543.Subject(s): Test-taking skills -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Examinations -- Study guides
Contents:
Where do I start? -- Getting in 'the zone' 1 : planning for peak performance -- Getting in 'the zone' 2 : frames of mind for peak performance -- Exam myths and realities -- What are examiners looking for? -- Revision strategies -- Memory : remembering what we want, when we need it -- Structured revision sessions -- Stress, health and performance -- Getting in 'the zone' 3 : seeing success -- The exam -- Multiple choice question exams -- Managing different types of exam -- Appendices.
Summary: The author provides an easy-to-follow set of strategies and techniques that build to a plan for achieving your best possible exam performance. She offers practical step-by-step guidance in long-term planning for optimal performance through to last minute revision strategies. List(s) this item appears in: Learning Hub - Study Skills books | Palgrave study skills series
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Includes bibliographical references (page 276) and index.

Where do I start? -- Getting in 'the zone' 1 : planning for peak performance -- Getting in 'the zone' 2 : frames of mind for peak performance -- Exam myths and realities -- What are examiners looking for? -- Revision strategies -- Memory : remembering what we want, when we need it -- Structured revision sessions -- Stress, health and performance -- Getting in 'the zone' 3 : seeing success -- The exam -- Multiple choice question exams -- Managing different types of exam -- Appendices.

The author provides an easy-to-follow set of strategies and techniques that build to a plan for achieving your best possible exam performance. She offers practical step-by-step guidance in long-term planning for optimal performance through to last minute revision strategies.

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