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Passing Exams For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-7303-0442-5
256 pages
October 2013
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Introduction  1

Part I: Releasing Your Potential to Pass Exams  7

Chapter 1: Passing Exams: Preparation Is Everything! 9

Chapter 2: Meeting Your Amazing Brain 21

Chapter 3: Discovering How to Learn 43

Chapter 4: Thinking Strategies for High Performance 63

Part II: Relaxing Comes First  85

Chapter 5: Exploring the Power of Relaxation 87

Chapter 6: Finding Ways to Relax 93

Part III: Reviewing and Rewriting Your Notes  105

Chapter 7: Knowing Your Academic Purpose 107

Chapter 8: Reviewing Your Notes 115

Chapter 9: Improving Your Reading Techniques  119

Chapter 10: Preparing Your Study Notes 129

Part IV: Remembering with Pictures and Patterns  143

Chapter 11: Making the Most of Memorizing Skills 145

Chapter 12: Using Mnemonics: Simple Memory Techniques 155

Chapter 13: Fine-Tuning Your Memory: Advanced Visual Techniques 165

Part V: Rehearsing for Recall and Performance  177

Chapter 14: Rehearsing Your Recall 179

Chapter 15: Rehearsing Your Performance 185

Part VI: The Part of Tens  191

Chapter 16: Ten Tips for Exam Day: Before the Event  193

Chapter 17: Ten Tips for the Exam — No Going Back Now! 199

Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Maintain Momentum between Exams  207

Part VII: Appendixes  213

Appendix A: Planners 215

Appendix B: Relaxation and Visualization Scripts 219

Appendix C: Learning Style Quiz and Motivational Reminder 223

Index  227

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