How To Survive January Exams

Step 1. Prepare
The January exams are upcoming and nobody cares. Everybody is way too relaxed and ready for some well-deserved R&R aka the Christmas holidays. Unfortunately, preparation is essential. It is key to do it beforehand, read through your brief, make notes, find out how many questions and marks it is, get a feel for your exams so you are more comfortable when it’s time to study and take them.Step 2. Organise
Organise when your exams are, get those highlighters out, and set up a timetable for yourself. If its colour coded, even better! Now you’ll know exactly when your exams…

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Jump into January fashion

Winter. For some of us it’s all about the build up to Christmas. We tend to forget about the long slog of the December term. Deadlines and January exams are soon upon us and once they’re over there’s no resting, as lectures creep back quicker than you can imagine. Battling the cold makes it all the worse. Fortunately, it’s not all gloom, as now is the time to catch the last of the post Christmas sales. It’s unlikely too much thought is going to go into what you’re wearing for your 9am lecture (hoodie, winter coat, 2 pairs of socks?)…

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How to improve your ‘bad birthday’

For us students, birthdays are the chance to ask for all those luxuries are student loan hasn’t stretched to – a new watch or those boots you’ve been longing for. However, lets all bare in mind those less fortunate than us, Birthdays in December and January have the misfortune of choosing 2 presents at once, being told repeatedly “your birthday being by Christmas must be awful” and dealing with the depressing weather. New research from Interflora shows that people born in December (16%) and January (15%) are very unhappy with their birthdays, compared with those born in the other 10 months…

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