Revision can take up a lot of time, but with the aid of a trusty revision kit, it needn't be such a chore! Below is a useful list of stationery and equipment you may want to buy.
Pens and writing implements
- Blue and/or black pens. Remember that you may be only able to write in a specific colour for the exam.
- Pencils. I prefer Staedtler mechanical pencils because a) the lead doesn't get everywhere b) because they're well made and c) because they're precise.
- Coloured pens/pencils. I would recommend fineliners but you may also want to buy felt tips and/or colouring pencils.
- Highlighters. Use lots of different colours to pick out different points.
You will probably need A4 and A3 paper - A3 is a good size for mind maps.
- Lined paper. This is essential for writing notes.
- Plain paper. This is useful both for making mind maps and for making flashcards.
- Paper clips. These are really useful.
- Stapler. Obligatory staples, too.
- Sticky notes! Stick them everywhere! Hell, even stick them to your cat or dog*.
- Tipp-Ex. There are many different types; personally, I find the pen the most useful.
- Sellotape and/or glue stick. Useful (predictably) for sticking stuff around the place.
*In the interests of animal cruelty, please do NOT stick sticky notes, or anything else, to your cat or dog. Or any other animal.
- Geometry set.
- Pencil sharpener.