Study Skills Essentials by Patrick McMurray
Oxford Graduates Reveal Their Study Tactics, Essay Secrets and Exam Advice

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Knowing how to play the game at school and university allows you to achieve exam success while having more fun than you might have imagined possible.
 
Drawing on the experience of twenty Oxford graduates, Study Skills Essentials gives an extremely useful insight into the study and exam techniques that work in the real world. 

With the right tactics it is very possible to get excellent results while still actually having a life.

This book will be amazingly useful for students at university and in the later years of school.

Introduction:  How to do really well at exams
1:  Finding out what they want to see
2:  How to never waste a moment’s work 
3:  Organising your success   
4:  Taking notes and what to do with them
5:  Perfect essays made easy  
6:  Coursework and presentations
7:  Science: your formula for success
8:  Languages:  say bonjour to better grades
9:  The vital importance of having fun
10:  Understanding
11: How to learn stuff   
12:  Exam technique (preparing for success)     
13:  Exam technique (giving them what they want)    
14:  After the exam (you’ve done it!)
 

About Patrick McMurray

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Patrick McMurray is the owner of Starfish Oyster Bed && Grill in Toronto. He is a champion shucker who has held North American and world titles. As a true ambassador — or perhaps missionary is a better term — for oysters and their culture, Patrick travels regularly to oyster and food festivals all over the world. He lives in Toronto with his wife and two children.
 
Published August 31, 2011 by Effective Study Skills Publications. 244 pages
Genres: Education & Reference.

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