Build Your Exam Study Schedule Drop-In (Vic Hall)

Learn how to schedule adequate time for studying for each of your final exams – no matter how many you might have!

A Peer Learning Assistant will take you through the process step-by-step and answer your questions about revising, catching up and writing exams.

 

Can’t make it to the drop-in? Check out our online resources on how to make and use an exam study schedule https://sass.queensu.ca/exam-prep/study-schedules-and-the-study-plan/#TSP.

 

Download the exam study schedule (April 2019).

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Exam Prep: Your Questions Answered Drop-In Event

Course-specific exam prep

Upper-year students are here to help with questions about prep for: PSYC100, BIOL103, CHEM112, MATH121, ECON110/2, ENGL100, DEVS100, and HIST121

 

Drop in for 5 minutes and learn:

– how to study effectively
– common study mistakes
– where to find practice questions and resources.

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Ace That Midterm! (Workshop)

Did midterm season leave you a mess in the fall? How do you know what to study (and what to leave out)? When should you begin? How can you write a test effectively? We’ll help you prep and enter midterm season with confidence.

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Exam Prep: Questions Answered

Q&A: Questions Answered

Drop in for 5 minutes and learn:
– How to study effectively
– Common study mistakes
– Where to find practice questions and resources

Sciences: BIOL102, PSYC100, CHEM112, PHYS117, MATH121 (12:00-2:00pm)

Arts: HIST124, DEVS100, ENGL100, ECON110/111 (2:00-4:00pm)

Location: Stauffer Library, Speaker’s Corner

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How to Study for PSYCH 100

This workshop does NOT cover course content.
Learn from upper-year Peer Learning Assistants who have taken PSYCH 100 and know how to effectively prepare for the exam.
Registration is not required for this workshop.
 
SEATING IS LIMITED, SO PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY.

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How to Study for BIO 102 & CHEM 112

This workshop does NOT cover course content.
Learn from upper-year Peer Learning Assistants who have taken BIO 102 & CHEM 112  and know how to effectively prepare for the exams.
Registration is not required for this workshop.
 
SEATING IS LIMITED, SO PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY.

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Welcome to exam season! Student Academic Success Services has got you covered.

 

Make an exam study schedule, or make a professional appointment with a learning strategist to hone your study skills!

Have you made our famous exam study schedule yet?
 

Download the 2018 Winter Term Exam Study Schedule template (PDF)!

Then, once you’ve made your schedule, make sure you know how best to use your 3-hour study blocks.

 

 

Unsure of how your marks are adding up?

Fill in the Grade Calculator and find out exactly where you stand in each course heading into exams.

Learn just about everything we’ve got on effective, efficient exam prep right here. Good luck! 
 

 

 

Not sure where to start with exam prep? Try the study plan
 

Get organized with our rules for organizing your study schedule

Tools: Strategies for effective studying




Tools: Studying for different types of exams










But what if I have to cram?
Even with good planning, there are times when you have to cram. Here are some helpful hints.

 

 





Tools: Overcoming test anxiety
 

Staying calm under pressure is important during exams.  Learn more about coping with test anxiety.




Tools for staying motivated
 

 

Tools for staying focused
 

 

Tools for managing academic stress
 

 









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Have questions? Send us an email or give us a call at 613-533-6315

Remember that Student Academic Success Services (SASS) is here to help you with all aspects of academic writing and learning, whatever your year, discipline or proficiency level.

Explore our website for information about booking 1:1 appointments, using peer writing support, finding a helpful workshop, or accessing free learning and writing resources.

 

 

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Exam Prep workshop: Math & Science Problems

This class is designed to help you master and memorize the formulae and methods you’ll need to perform at a high level on equation-based exams in math, computer science, engineering and related subjects.

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