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    SAM's Study tips No 41: RTQ. ATQ. (My good upbringing forces me to leave out the "F").
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    SAM's Study tips 42: In maths, attempt all questions. Even if you can't do the harder later parts, the early bits should be easy marks.
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    Today, 2 for the price of 1:
    SAM's Study tips 43: Do not repeat the question, the examiner knows what it is. Just go straight into the answer - which could be one word.
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    SAM's Study tips 44: Believe you are capable of passing - you wouldn't have a place on the course if you didn't have the ability.
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    Two tips seeing as (most of us) are on holiday...
    SAM's Study tips No 45: Think of exam day as just another school or college day - you'll be more relaxed that way.
    SAM's Study tips 46: Relax before going to bed and get plenty of sleep. Don't go to bed too early so that you don't sleep.
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    SAM's Study tips 47: Take a watch or small clock to check time. BUT check any alarm sounds are off - invigilators won't see the funny side.

    SAM's Study tips 48: You may get a couple of minutes to read the instructions on the first page - make sure that you use these wisely.
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    SAM's Study tips 49: Always check your work - you can make silly errors and not realise unless you check your answer.

    SAM's Study tips 50: Prepare items for the exam the evening before. Make sure you have the correct equipment (calculators, rulers, etc).
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    SAM's Study tips 51: Read the question completely and fully understand what the examiner wants before you begin answering the questions.

    SAM's Exam tips 52: Quickly read the paper to get an idea of what questions are in it. THEN read each question carefully and thoroughly.
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    SAM's Exam tip 53: Some exams need PENS, others should be completed in PENCIL. Make sure you know what you should be using before you go in.

    SAM's Exam tips 54: Do the questions you feel confident about first to build confidence - you may find yourself remembering more things.
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    SAM's Study tips 55: Always read each question carefully. Don't assume "I know this" and charge in. You're likely to make silly mistakes.

    SAM’s Study tip 56: Exams are not a test of honesty - you won't be penalised if you tell the examiner that you are CANCER rather than SAGITTARIUS
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    SAM’s Study tips 57: Dwelling on an exam that you have completed wastes energy and time, and will drive you crazy. Let go!

    SAM’s Study tips 58: Always credit your sources in academic writing, even when you are referring to ideas rather than actually quoting.
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    SAM’s Study tips 59: Be positive - focus on what you do know rather than what you don't know.

    SAM’s Study tip 60: Know the rules on phones and do not take one into the exam room. You could be disqualified.
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    So that's it for another year. My last tip - if you know what exams you're going to be taking next year, remember to start planning ahead now. Keep those notes tidy and in order, start looking at what's expected of you, think about how you like to work and what's effective for you. DON'T LEAVE IT ALL UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE! Meanwhile good luck when the results come. And don't forget to register for MySQA to get your results by text or email!
 
 
 
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