Revision – 6 tips to help children

Revision isn’t just a chance for children to get ready for exams – it’s a chance for them to learn how to cope with pressure, and to develop their emotional resilience. So how can you help them best?

Mind Maps for study and revision

Mind Maps can be a great way of recording information, such as in lectures and tutorials, and a great way of organising knowledge during study or revision.

Study habits – 6 essential tips

Good study habits are essential if you’re to make the most of study and revision time. The most important thing is to be consistent in your study habits – you’ll get much more from one and a half hours a night than you will from seven and a half hours on the Saturday.

A level of confidence – exam nerves

Toby* came to see me because his parents asked if I could help him with his nervousness about his upcoming A level exams.  However, the cause turned out to be something they hadn’t expected.

9 ways to reduce exam stress

Whether you’re taking exams, or living with someone who is, you’ll be aware how stressful they can be. What follows is a brief guide to exam stress – how to spot it, how to minimise it, and how to cope with it.

Speed reading – a magic bullet for revision?

Faced with a mountain of work or revision to get through the appeal of speed reading is clear – but is there substance to its claims?

Resit stress – coping with exams

Nicola* was one of my more challenging cases – although she had a very clear idea of what she wanted to be able to do she also was also very doubtful about whether I, or hypnotherapy, could help her.  She had struggled with exam stress the previous year and now it was time to resit them, but her revision was going badly and she was more worried now than she had been at the same point last year.