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Fixed v Growth Mindset for Exam Success
Mindset

We all have "out" moments, but we have to fight through it, or we’ll be left behind. We have too much potential to just be left behind without even trying to succeed. By trying and working hard and focussing on what is important, we can accomplish almost anything.

James Perry
July 17, 2019
How Exams Set You Up For Life
Motivation

Within your student career, you are measured according to your skills and this does not stop when we enter the working world. We learn to use it as feedback on how to improve and where our strengths lie and this helps us deal with the pressure. See….. there is a reasons for the madness of exams after all!

James Perry
July 17, 2019
About Perfectionism
Mindset

In an exam setting…. many students fall into the perfectionism trap and spend too much time on questions trying to get things “perfect”. Sound familiar? So,which is better? Managing your time and getting through the paper with strong answers or aiming for perfection, writing down “100%” answers and running out of time with 2 questions left to answer?

James Perry
July 6, 2019
The Best Music To Study To?
Study Tips

Music for some is a wonderful way to enhance the study experience, music may help the mind from wandering. Quiet can even cause you to be far more bored and retain less. Think about it though, it is quiet when you head off to bed, hence the heavy eyelids when you’re going through the last sentence for the fifth time.

James Perry
July 5, 2019
Eat Your Way to Exam Success
Study Tips

We have all heard this expression from the 80’s and know that ‘Lunch is for Wimps’ really meant, if you are eating lunch, you weren’t working! The funny thing about it is, we need food to be able to study (or work or do pretty much anything)and skipping meals is as productive as we were led to believe.

James Perry
July 4, 2019
How To Manage Your Time on Exam Day
Exam Tips

Invariably there are a few things that may happen to you on the day of the exam - having a sore hand, getting the "fear", or squeezing in the last few sentences while the invigilator is watching over you!

James Perry
January 21, 2019
Are You A Good Accountant? It’s More Than Just A Numbers Game!
Career Advice

My former boss wrote this valuable piece for me concerning his views on what it takes to succeed as a trainee accountant and those traits needed to become a successful, qualified accountant.

Robert Gibson
January 21, 2019
How to Deal with Exam Stress
Exam Stress

You may or may not know the famous 70s disco hit that used this phrase, but when it comes to exams, "Freaking Out" is possible for any of us, some of us can deal with it and some think they can't, but it can be controlled.

James Perry
October 24, 2018
Effective Exam Presentation Tips
Exam Tips

In every exam, there are always marks given for presentation, they are the 3 or 4 marks that could be the difference between a pass or a fail.

James Perry
October 24, 2018
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