According to Jo “biology is life”, and not just in the literal sense! It is something she is incredibly passionate about, and loves sharing her knowledge with her tutees here at INICIO. In this blog, Amelia interviews her to find out more about this inspiring obsession :)
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Although INICIO students rarely find themselves in this predicament, as we have mentored and guided them towards realistic goals, you never know what’s going to happen on the day of the ‘real’ exam. It might be that you were on track for an ‘A*’ all year, but then on the day you misread the main essay question, panicked, or ran out of time, which led to your results day not being quite as happy as you imagined.
Oxbridge universities are amongst the best in the world. They are seen as the hardest universities to get into and they run the most intense and difficult degrees in the UK. Their exams are so competitive, with the results being published publically, which adds even more stress to the students. This blog reveals how Oxbridge students cope with this and how these skills can be transferred to A-levels, GCSEs and SATs.
Bad mock results can be so disheartening, but it’s better that than messing up your final exams. It is important to pick yourself up and dust yourself off by learning from the mistakes you made.
School holidays feel like they should be a time for students to forget school, relax and have fun. Yet, during study leave especially, students are at home revising for upcoming exams, and it can be one of the most stressful times of the year. We have put together this quick guide that won’t only help students de-stress in the lead up to exams, but also help to achieve the grades they want in the most efficient way.