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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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Get It Done ! Drop-in Study Event

As the assignments pile up and exams loom, you’re probably thinking: how am I supposed to get this much work done without catered food, scheduled breaks, and the help of the pros?

We are too! So we’re inviting you to GET IT DONE: a day of supported studying and fun in Ban Righ Dining Hall, brought to you by Student Academic Success Services.

Bring your schoolwork and working minds, because we’ll have everything you need for success, including drinks and food, a comfy study spot, and a team of trained writing and learning assistants to improve your academic work.

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Catching Up! (Workshop)

Most students find that they fall behind in one or more courses. It’s never too late to get back on track, so our Peer Learning Assistants have designed this class to answer your questions and produce a plan of action.

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Catch Up & Feel Great! Drop-In Event

Drop by our table in the foyer of Mitchell Hall to sketch out a plan for catching up on schoolwork you’re behind on and stay healthy doing it. It’ll take 5 minutes to get all the support you need!

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Make the Most of Reading Week: Scheduling & Advice Drop-In

As you look towards the assignments piling up for the end of the semester and wonder how you’ll be able to catch up on the material you’ve missed, Reading Week is a great opportunity to get ahead or back on track.

Our Peer Learning Assistants will work with you to produce a  for the next week.

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What nobody tells you about being a perfectionist in university

By: Veronica, Nursing, Class of 2021

 

I guess you could say that I’ve been a perfectionist for as long as I can remember. I was raised with the mentality that if something was not perfect, you start again (and again, and again…). This mindset has stuck with me my whole life. Before coming to Queen’s, this trait was quite beneficial for me: I got really good grades, I was very involved in the community and with extra-curriculars, and I was well-liked by teachers and employers. I’m sure a lot of you grew up this way too.

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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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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.

Read More

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.

Read More

Stop Procrastinating Workshop

It’s that time of year: deadlines are piling up and exams are looming, but you just can’t get started! We’ll show you how to beat procrastination by producing a simple, personalized plan.

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