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I took major exams over 7 years of my life, through high school and University (Cambridge). Looking back, there were 7 pivotal moments itself which made all the difference when it came to my final grade.I'm not talking about the studying or the exam prep - these 7 moments are all taken from what happened actually in the exam hall itself.Learn from my mistakes, borrow from what I did well, and use my experiences to help set YOU for maximum success if and when you face similar challenges on the day of your exam.Because sometimes, all you need is one more mark to pass.Here's how to get it :-)*Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. I help ambitious students to study smarter, not harder, so they can ace their exams with less work and less stress.BOOK 1:1 COACHING to supercharge your exam success: https://examstudyexpert.com/workwithme/Get a copy of Outsmart Your Exams, my award-winning exam technique book, at https://geni.us/exams*As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases on suggested books.
Discover my 12 time-saving tips and tricks to create more time in even the busiest of schedules!*Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. I help ambitious students to study smarter, not harder, so they can ace their exams with less work and less stress.BOOK 1:1 COACHING to supercharge your exam success: https://examstudyexpert.com/workwithme/Get a copy of Outsmart Your Exams, my award-winning exam technique book, at https://geni.us/exams*As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases on suggested books.Podcast Edited by Benoît André.
How to overcome procrastination when studying: my top 6 tips to beat procrastination and get things done!*Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. I help ambitious students to study smarter, not harder, so they can ace their exams with less work and less stress.BOOK 1:1 COACHING to supercharge your exam success: https://examstudyexpert.com/workwithme/Get a copy of Outsmart Your Exams, my award-winning exam technique book, at https://geni.us/exams*As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases on suggested books.
What's going on with the podcast in 2022? A quick update from Exam Study Expert aimed in particular at regular listeners.Spoiler alert: fresh episodes recorded and hitting your podcast player from tomorrow!
I'm in the hotseat this week, as habit change coach Chris Loper puts me through my paces in building a lasting habit in my own life. Whatever habit you’re trying to build, I encourage you to listen to the approach Chris takes with me, and try and apply the same principles to your own goals.Can a leopard change its spots? Is it possible to make lasting changes to your daily habits? Listen in and find out!To work with Chris, visit https://becomingbetter.org/coaching/*Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. I help ambitious students to study smarter, not harder, so they can ace their exams with less work and less stress.BOOK 1:1 COACHING to supercharge your exam success: https://examstudyexpert.com/workwithme/Get a copy of Outsmart Your Exams, my award-winning exam technique book, at https://geni.us/exams*As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases on suggested books.Podcast Edited by Benoît André.
Discover the grounding principles for creating lasting changes in your own study habits.Your studies will never be the same again!With habit change specialist coach, Chris Loper.Find out more about working with Chris at https://becomingbetter.org/coaching/*Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. I help ambitious students to study smarter, not harder, so they can ace their exams with less work and less stress.BOOK 1:1 COACHING to supercharge your exam success: https://examstudyexpert.com/workwithme/Get a copy of Outsmart Your Exams, my award-winning exam technique book, at https://geni.us/exams*As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases on suggested books.Podcast Edited by Benoît André.
Another chance to catch perhaps the greatest "student story" I'll ever tell: how one man named Jo made it from primitive island village to the top of the career ladder in the Western world, through the power of education.But perhaps the most incredible part of it all: how he did it all while staying humble, gentle and incredibly generous of spirit. He's an inspiration to us all. This is Jo's story.*Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. I help ambitious students to study smarter, not harder, so they can ace their exams with less work and less stress.BOOK 1:1 COACHING to supercharge your exam success: https://examstudyexpert.com/workwithme/Get a copy of Outsmart Your Exams, my award-winning exam technique book, at https://geni.us/exams*As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases on suggested books.
Summarising and synthesising the How To Study Effectively course right here on the Exam Study Expert podcast. It all works together as a complete system - listen today to discover how!The 8th and final part of this special 8-part series on "How To Study Effectively" (abbreviated to H2SE in show titles).*Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. https://examstudyexpert.com
Today, we’re talking about interleaving: a powerful but not widely-known study strategy for maths-style problems.Interleaving will help you master maths faster, and score more highly in tests and exams.This is Part 7 of this special 8-part series on "How To Study Effectively" (abbreviated to H2SE in show titles). If you haven't already listened to Part 1 (broadcast as Episode 66 "How To Study Effectively: 6 Pillars of Student Success"), I recommend you start there before listening to this episode.*Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. https://examstudyexpert.com
We catch up with Australian high schooler Rose from Episode 69, one year on, to hear about the impressive transformation she'd pulled off, and break down just how she did it.Learn the strategies she used to go from a C grade to an A grade in less than a year!*Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. I help ambitious students to study smarter, not harder, so they can ace their exams with less work and less stress.BOOK 1:1 COACHING to supercharge your exam success: https://examstudyexpert.com/workwithme/Get a copy of Outsmart Your Exams, my award-winning exam technique book, at https://geni.us/exams*As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases on suggested books.Podcast Edited by Benoît André.
Today’s episode brings you the solution to those toughest of memory challenges: by the end, you’ll have a toolkit of handy mnemonic tricks to help you learn those hardest-to-remember bits of your course.This is Part 6 of this special 8-part series on "How To Study Effectively" (abbreviated to H2SE in show titles). If you haven't already listened to Part 1 (broadcast as Episode 66 "How To Study Effectively: 6 Pillars of Student Success"), I recommend you start there before listening to this episode.*Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. https://examstudyexpert.com
Discover how aspiring barrister Charlie passed his notoriously challenging law exams using techniques from the Exam Study Expert podcast.A story of success by studying smarter, not harder; how to achieve at the highest level in academic exams WITHOUT working all night!*Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. I help ambitious students to study smarter, not harder, so they can ace their exams with less work and less stress.BOOK 1:1 COACHING to supercharge your exam success: https://examstudyexpert.com/workwithme/Get a copy of Outsmart Your Exams, my award-winning exam technique book, at https://geni.us/exams*As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases on suggested books.Podcast Edited by Benoît André.
Today, we’re talking about practice questions and past exam paper questions: a wonderfully effective study strategy that should always play a role in your exam prep.Includes 4 of my favourite creative strategies to study with practice questions - for advanced users only!This is Part 5 of this special 8-part series on "How To Study Effectively" (abbreviated to H2SE in show titles). If you haven't already listened to Part 1 (broadcast as Episode 66 "How To Study Effectively: 6 Pillars of Student Success"), I recommend you start there before listening to this episode.*Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. https://examstudyexpert.com
"I have never been a super great academic kid" - the multi-year story of how Michael turned his academic life around.From failing school to top 1% in the country, studying pure mathematics at University.*Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. I help ambitious students to study smarter, not harder, so they can ace their exams with less work and less stress.BOOK 1:1 COACHING to supercharge your exam success: https://examstudyexpert.com/workwithme/Get a copy of Outsmart Your Exams, my award-winning exam technique book, at https://geni.us/exams*As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases on suggested books.Podcast Edited by Benoît André.
Do you like to write notes?They’re incredibly popular with students at high school, college, university and just about anywhere else you need to study for exams.The problem is that note-making or writing summaries are pretty terrible ways to get information into memory.In this episode, I offer you an upgrade to supercharge your limp old standard note-making technique and turn into a roaring dragon or a powerful study strategy.Part 4 of this special 8-part series on "How To Study Effectively" (abbreviated to H2SE in show titles). If you haven't already listened to Part 1 (broadcast as Episode 66 "How To Study Effectively: 6 Pillars of Student Success"), I recommend you start there before listening to this episode.*Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. https://examstudyexpert.com
The Exam Study Expert student stories series: showing you how real students achieve real success in real exams using the strategies we teach on the podcast.Today, meet finance professional Divine from the Bahamas, who used the flashcards study strategy to devastating effect to achieve a spectacular 95% in her accounting exams, putting her in the top 1% / 2% of candidates. All the more impressive given she was fitting her studies around a busy day job and looking after a family - tune in to find out how she did it!*Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. I help ambitious students to study smarter, not harder, so they can ace their exams with less work and less stress.BOOK 1:1 COACHING to supercharge your exam success: https://examstudyexpert.com/workwithme/Get a copy of Outsmart Your Exams, my award-winning exam technique book, at https://geni.us/exams*As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases on suggested books.Podcast Edited by Benoît André. 
I LOVE studying with flashcards.Used well, they’re astonishingly effective, especially for very knowledge-dense subjects like medicine or science.But using them well is not trivial: today, I break down my 14 top "DOs and DONTs" for becoming a flashcard wizard - and mastering your memory!Part 3 of this special 8-part series on "How To Study Effectively" (abbreviated to H2SE in show titles). If you haven't already listened to Part 1 (broadcast as Episode 66 "How To Study Effectively: 6 Pillars of Student Success"), I recommend you start there before listening to this episode.*Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. https://examstudyexpert.com
Our student stories series: a dose of inspiration plus actionable tips from those who've turned their academic fortunes around, overcome obstacles and achieved success in difficult circumstances.Today, discover how Australian high schooler Rose started to win in maths using the power of mindset and study strategies like memory journaling.Rose's attitude and maturity when it comes to self-improvement deeply impressed me - listen in, and take notes!*Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. I help ambitious students to study smarter, not harder, so they can ace their exams with less work and less stress.BOOK 1:1 COACHING to supercharge your exam success: https://examstudyexpert.com/workwithme/Get a copy of Outsmart Your Exams, my award-winning exam technique book, at https://geni.us/exams*As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases on suggested books.Podcast Edited by Benoît André.
This week, perhaps the simplest study strategy of all: how to use blank page retrieval to memorise lots of information, fast.Discover blank page retrieval ("brain dumps"), plus my signature Memory Journalling strategy which is built around blank page retrieval.Part 2 of this special 8-part series on "How To Study Effectively" (abbreviated to H2SE in show titles). If you haven't already listened to Part 1 (broadcast as Episode 66 "How To Study Effectively: 6 Pillars of Student Success"), I recommend you start there before listening to this episode.*Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. https://examstudyexpert.com
Today, we meet maths graduate Katie, who tells her student story. Discover how a high-flying high-schooler found success at University, after initially pulling out of her course.Today's lessons include:Not being too competitive (see also Episode 43 with Dr Erika Patall on study motivation)How to persevere and "trust the process" in maths (see also Episode 4 with Joachim Cassel)The power of good study strategies combined with the right mindset (see also episode 42 with Prof. Tim Wilson on the stories we tell ourselves)Resources mentioned today:The (free!) finance courses Katie runs with her husband Alan: https://www.alandonegan.com/rebelfinanceRebel Entrepreneur Podcast with Katie's husband Alan (as mentioned in today's show): https://www.alandonegan.com/podcast [a personal favourite!]*Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. I help ambitious students to study smarter, not harder, so they can ace their exams with less work and less stress.BOOK 1:1 COACHING to supercharge your exam success: https://examstudyexpert.com/workwithme/Get a copy of Outsmart Your Exams, my award-winning exam technique book, at https://geni.us/exams*As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases on suggested books.Podcast Edited by Benoît André.
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Negar

it was great, I learned a lot of things!

May 9th
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SheilaD Otis

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Nov 18th
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Nadine Spöhr

My favorite podcast!! But please, less carreer/subject specific eps... Had to skip them all

Jan 31st
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Niti Singh

Very effective

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