Sunday, 7 August 2011

Top tips for your WACE English exam

Contrary to popular belief, English is a subject you can study for!

Here are some top tips that students from previous years have suggested to prepare for the WACE English exams:

Remember that information like the WACE syllabus and past exam papers can be useful tools to help you get the ATAR score you want. Check out our blog post on using past exam papers!

Next steps:

How to study smarter (not harder) from now until WACE

We regularly hold study sessions for year 12s at Murdoch and we know how stressful this time can be - so we like to help you make the most of the time you spend studying in the lead-up to exams.

Here are the top 10 tips from that have come from students attending previous study sessios. Introduce some of these into your study routine and see what works for you!

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Ever scribble down some notes and then have trouble making sense of them later? We sent our designer along to take notes at some of the sessions - so here are the results for you to print/save/stick on your wall for inspiration.

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Free Murdoch library membership and Open Your Mind Day

Thank you for attending the WACE Preparation Days last week. I hope you enjoyed the program and took away valuable study tips and material to help you prepare for your exams.

Next week, Murdoch University is holding Open Your Mind Day on Sunday 18 August, which I encourage all of you to come along and experience more of the campus, find out about courses you are interested in studying or just get some inspiration for the future and enjoy the entertainment!

It would also be a good opportunity to visit the university's library, which has a wealth of resources and an ideal space for studying for exams. As you may already know, membership to the library is free for Year 12 students. To join, just fill in a membership form at the library (and ask your parent or guardian to sign if you are under the age of 18).

Good luck with your studying and the exams and remember: Murdoch offers lots of opportunities, so make the most of it!

Janina von der Weppen