The end of term has arrived, and it is time to take a break. As you begin the holidays there will be some thoughts about whether your work is as good as you hope.
Waiting for feedback can be a bit unsettling, particularly when you worked very hard to do good work, and submit it by the deadline.
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What can you do to manage your inner world and maintain a more balanced approach?
“If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent.” (Isaac Newton)
Having the capacity for focused attention is what most students want when preparing for exams. However, with so much material covered during the academic year it can be challenging to review it all in a few weeks prior to the exams.
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How to manage challenges and learn effectively
As the term progresses you are likely to be working on a number of assignments while deadlines get closer. Probably a time of high expectations and concern regarding your ability to complete tasks well, and in time.
Part of the academic pressure you may be experiencing now is probably due to the accumulated volume of work to do in a short period of time. It is likely to be a frustrating time, and even stressful.
Although it may feel very challenging, you can rely on your brain’s amazing capacity to learn.
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