Get your study sorted

Get your exams sorted

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Get your exams sorted

Sitting an exam is a skill and there are things you can do to make sure you are prepared. Making sure you are prepared both before the exam and during the exam can help you do your best.    Before the exam Check the time and place for the exam. Then check again.  Make sure you have all the equipment you need for your exam. Put it in a clear plastic bag the night before. Pack your bag the night before and make sure you take everything you need with you.  Get a good night's sleep. Go to bed early...

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SQ3R study revision - getting your study sorted

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SQ3R study revision - getting your study sorted
When you’re revising for exams, don’t confuse recognition with memory recall. Use the SQ3R method to identify what you don't know so you can get your study sorted.

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Get organised to study

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Get organised to study
ESA Digital Study Guides are designed to help you prepare for your external exam but you still need to put in the work and study. If you are finding it tough to get started, here are some tips to help you organise your time and study space. 

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Getting started with your ESA Digital study guide

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Getting started with your ESA Digital study guide

Welcome to ESA Digital study guides. We’ve used the online learning platform iQualify to bring you all the information you need to be successful in your external NCEA exam. Before you get going, we’ll give you some quick tips for using your study guide. Do take the time to watch the videos as they will make sure you get the best out of them. First up, here’s a short video that will help you get started. It shows you how to log in and give you a quick run through the main features of the study guide. If you haven’t...

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Know your memory

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Know your memory

Exams are all what you know and understand and memorising information is an important part of this. In order to memorise information, you need to spend time repeating it until it’s firmly stored in your brain. You cannot shortcut this process; the more times you go through the information, the more you will remember it. Simply reading through the information will not be very effective compared to doing something with the information. There are many techniques you can use to help remember the information you need for your exams. Here are some ideas: Getting the best out of your memory...

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