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  1. Find a good place to work. It must be quiet, well-lit and free from any distractions
  2. Create a revision timetable – Set targets each day, tick off small successes and celebrate your accomplishments. Remember to include breaks and mealtimes. It is important to take a break and give your eyes and brain rest
  3. Mix up your weak subjects with your favourites, so you don’t lose confidence by focusing just on the tricky ones.
  4. Make your own revision notes – You will start learning as soon as you write something down. Make short and sharp notes and stick to the main points. Write the key facts on post-it notes to pop them on the fridge or in your bedroom.
  5. Make up silly mnemonics or rhymes – This will help you remember key facts. For example, to remember how to spell ‘because’ – ‘big elephants cause accidents under small elephants.’
  6. Use highlighter pens and mark key areas in your notes with different colours or use mind maps and diagrams to help you remember key facts. learning style
  7. Record your notes on your phone and listen back to what you recorded. You can also speak them out loud.
  8. Move around the room while you recite key information
  9. Get a friend or family member to regularly test your knowledge and check what you need to go over again. You can also try doing past exam papers against the clock too.
  10. Remember think of the bigger picture at all times. Although exams are important they are only one aspect of life and you need to be kept that in mind. Good luck!