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- August 13, 2019 at 11:26 am
Sir, I am struggling how to practice past papers, I need to change my strategy as it is not working for this last final exam, I use to look at question and then recommended answer but not actually practice. Should I read question and try to solve before looking at answers even if I don’t know how to solve it? or should I look at answer and then try to write.
Kindly help.August 13, 2019 at 11:57 am
It is better if you produce an answer or answer plan before looking at the model answers. That is what you will have to do in the exam, so wrestling with a question, forcing yourself to look for clues in the question information and the requirements, and doing what you can is an important skill that needs practice.
When you then look at the model answer, focus on where your answer is materially different: did you not know the theory? Did you not use vital data? Did you not target the requirements properly?August 13, 2019 at 12:24 pm
Great thank you 🙂 also since given same exam many times, I don’t really have issue with time management, can I simply make bullet points or should I write answer in whole?August 14, 2019 at 4:38 pm
Bullet points allow you to cover more questions, but you should try calculations in full, sticking to the time allocation for them. Calculations often go astray and lead you into bad time management.
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