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SEP 001: HOW DO I GET THE FINAL FEW MARKS ON AN EXAM QUESTION? #SEP001

In this session of the Study Effectively Podcast, Jamie answers Dylan's question 'How do I get the final few marks on an exam question?', by advising he uses 'Wisdom sheets' to capture his mistakes and learn from them.


SEP 002: HOW DO I PREVENT MYSELF FROM PROCRASTINATING? #SEP002

In this session of the Study Effectively Podcast, Jamie answers Toni's question 'How do I prevent myself from procrastinating?', by advising that she introduces a structure to her day, study in bursts, and work with others.

Transcript Coming Soon

Summary:

  • Define your studying hours, e.g. 9am - 3pm
  • Work in a group to keep you actively or passively accountable
  • Dot your days with small rewards by studying in bursts 

SEP 003: WHAT MOTIVATIONAL STRATEGIES DO YOU RECOMMEND?

Summary:

In this session of the Study Effectively Podcast, Jamie answers Katie's question 'What motivational strategies do you recommend?', by advising she focus on the potential for success in her end goal, rather than the fear of failure.

Useful Resources and Things We Love:

3D Printed Arms for Children in Sudan (the value of learning)

Summary:

  • Don't use the fear of failure but the potential for success
  • Write down all the reasons why you want to achieve academic success, e.g. 'I want to treat people as a doctor.'
  • Repeat the main 'success statement' from your reasons why 

SEP 004: HOW MANY HOURS A DAY DID YOU REVISE FOR YOUR EXAMS?

In this session of the Study Effectively Podcast, Jamie answers Zafar's question 'How many hours a day did you revise for your exams?', by highlighting how to study efficiently, and offering an insight into his preparation for his GCSEs, A Levels and University Finals.

Summary:

  • It isn't 'How many hours?' but what you get out of them