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5 Smartphone Apps for Smart Exam Revision!

Image – Pixabay [Robert Wheatley | Lifestyle Editor] When it comes to exams, being unorganised and distracted is going to stress you out even more on top of all your revision. That’s why we’ve put together some tried and tested smartphone apps that aim to aid your productivity. From apps that stop you getting distracted by your phone, to apps that will help you organise your time. We’ve picked the best of the best so that you don’t have to trawl through the app store yourself

Trident Media’s tips for exam prep

Image: Unsplash – William Iven [Robert Wheatley | Lifestyle Editor] Exam month is up and running and we’re already pretty run down after all of the assignments that were (or are) due, which can sometimes make it difficult to get and stay motivated. But, we’re here to save you – well, at least motivate you to study. We asked Trident Media members what tips they had for exam prep, and how to keep yourself focused and memorise those factoids. Robert Gammon said: “Listening to ge

Exam revision tips!

Disclaimer “Swen: The Backward News” is a satirical news column. Any articles associated with Swen are of fiction and constitute as fake news. Any resemblance to the truth or actual facts or to reality is purely coincidental. [Robert Wheatley | Lifestyle Editor] Maybe you’re already in the midst of exams, or they’re coming up soon, we all tend to have some difficulties buckling down and getting our revision done. Maybe assignments are getting in the way, or part-time work, or

5 revision tips to help get you through your exams

[Laura Noakes | Deputy Editor] Revision is the worst isn’t it? You just spend your time frantically trying to stuff in your head everything you’ve learnt that year, not going out anywhere and with your nose in a heavy, boring textbook. But revision is something every uni student has to do if they want to pass their exams, and there are some ways to make your revision period more bearable. Here are my revision tips to help you get through this exam period. 1. Drink plenty of w

The 5 Stages of Revision

[Charlotte Mullin| Contributor] In the afterglow of the Christmas holidays, coming back to university is a little bit like being slapped awake. Suddenly your life has order again. 9 o’clock lectures and weekly reading requirements are a shock to your system, but it gets worse: January signals Semester A exams and final assignments. The entire student body becomes unhinged as everyone’s lives descend into sheer chaos. While everybody studies differently, to varying degrees we