All posts tagged: Tips

Surviving 48 hour open book exams

48 hour open exams sound tough, and I’m not going to lie, they are incredibly daunting as there is so much time pressure on you to attempt to write two well written essays. However, I think that there are many different things that you can before and during to help ease the pressure and anxiety of the exam process. The following blog post presents many different tips and advice that I have learnt throughout my own experience of completing a 48 hour open exam. If you can think of anything that I have missed, or if you have any tips that you believe should be on here comment below! During term: Note-taking: Try and take the best notes that you can during your seminars/lectures and meetings with your tutors- with history of art, tutors don’t give us the seminar notes like other subjects do, so it’s your responsibility to write everything down – even if you don’t think it’s relevant at the time, it might just be in the future. Try also to make notes …

University: What to take!

My room at University! I just wanted to say a big well done for all those who are coming to the University of York to study History of Art! I’m so jealous of you all starting your very first year, and I can guarantee that you’ll have the most amazing time, both here in York and throughout your degree. I thought to ease the burden and the stress, and to lend a helping hand for all those about to embark on their new life here at York (and where ever else you are going if you’re reading this), I would comprise a list of all the things I think you need and should bring to uni. The horrible stress of A-Levels is now over and done, and you’ve left behind the constraining school environment. University is an amazing path to take in life, and I’m so thrilled that I’m there as well. So now you might be thinking, ‘What on earth should I take?!’ Well do not fear as I have composed a list of what I feel is …