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Revision tips

You will be familiar with revising, and you'll probably have developed your own methods by now. But it never hurts to hear how others approach it, and with the step-up that from A levels to university, maintaining good revision practice is key.

Understanding the concepts will not guarantee a good score. Try to work on the actual questions and refer to past paper to learn the style of your institution.
Hyeon Jun Cho, University of Birmingham

Practice the maths. That's usually seen as the difficult side, but in fact it is just a matter of practice.
Vicenc Esteve Guasch, University of East Anglia

Be an active learner: takes notes and question the things you're learning; go through the proofs on your own if you're able.
Kaemel Ragheb, University of Birmingham

The lecturers wrote the exams and the lectures. They want you to do well so go through the lectures until you understand it all and please don't plan for certain areas to come up in the exam and others not to. It always ends badly.
Sam Tilley, Anglia Ruskin University

Go through all the lecture slides and make notes again. Link it to recent headlines and come up with your own questions to challenge yourself.
Bejal Patel, De Montfort University

Revision is really important. It will be better if you have a long-term plan instead of rushing everything before the exam. Moreover, there will be many essay based exams which need you to practice and try to memorize some academic expressions, especially for some international students who cannot express their ideas in English as easily.
Shiyu Xia, University of Birmingham

What worked well for me is being able to explain the graphs to someone who has no economics knowledge at all. This way I had to understand the graph myself, why there's shifts on a certain curve and what the consequences are. Also, it forces you to understand the basic concepts of economics.
Naheda Miah, Oxford Brookes University

Schedule your revision sessions at the beginning of revision term and stick to it. Take long pauses every now and then.
Giacomo Piccoli, University College London

Try and do a couple mock exam questions and have your teacher take a look at them before the exam so you know what you are doing right and wrong.
Ana Carolina Santos Mendes, Nottingham Trent University

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