Getting ready for your January exams and assessments

For students, January usually means one thing – exams and assessments! If you’re not sure where to start with revision or assignments, we can help.

Make the most of your time by creating an overall study plan

Balancing your assessments and exam prep with Christmas plans, catching up with friends and family, plus any jobs or other responsibilities you have can be a big task.

To help, consider making a study plan. This KnowHow tutorial on managing your time walks you through how to make a useful and realistic plan, as well as covering techniques for avoiding distractions and procrastination.

Preparing for exams

The KnowHow team have created a series of online tutorials to help you prepare for different types of exams. Each of the online tutorials linked below give you specific advice on how to handle different types of exams to maximise your results.

Plan out individual essays and assignments effectively

Planning out your written assignments and essays can help you to meet submission deadlines. It also helps you to make sure you’re meeting all of the marking criteria, maximising your grade. Watch this KnowHow tutorial on Planning your Essay to understand the process of creating a plan from start to finish.

More about KnowHow

KnowHow is a free service for all University of Liverpool students. The team offer a range of workshops, webinars and online tutorials to help improve your academic skills, and there are also one to one appointments available for additional support with academic writing and statistics. Click here to find out more about KnowHow.