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Preparing for exams

Expert guidance from Study Advice at the University of Reading

Few people genuinely enjoy exams. It's always anxiety-provoking when you feel you're being assessed, and can be worse if you don't know what success might look like, or how to best prepare. Feeling confident about these aspects will make the exam itself a less daunting experience.

This guide includes expert advice to help you to get your exam preparation sorted, with strategies for planning your revision for maximum efficiency, making sure you get the most out of the revision you do, and helping you to feel better prepared for the moment you sit down in the exam room.