'Sound advice for any student who wants to develop a systematic approach to their exam preparation, from motivation and confidence building to learning principles and memory techniques' - Careerscope, Autumn 2005. Doing well in exams at university is crucial to gaining a good degree. From the author of Studying at University , this new guide will equip students with all the tools they need to optimise their performance in exams. Packed with examples and practical exercises, the book explains key strategies for learning and revision. David McIlroy tackles problems ranging from confidence and motivation to anxiety control, to help develop the personal qualities which are vital for success. For anyone unsure why past exam results have not reflected their abilities, the book helps pinpoint strengths and weaknesses, and gives advice on how to improve performance.