Log in

No account? Create an account
Banging my drum - Common sense is not that common [entries|archive|friends|userinfo]
Miss M

[ website | Feeling generous? ]
[ userinfo | livejournal userinfo ]
[ archive | journal archive ]

Banging my drum [Jul. 22nd, 2008|11:46 am]
Miss M
Things of note today - I've passed the first Year Law Exams tantalisingly close to a Distinction which we all know is 70. I got 69. However I have 4 more subjects next year plus a Dissertation and the good thing is I think it wasn't a matter of luck but of cracking the technique of doing well in these exams. From the first exam which I got 64 in what I believed to be my best subject to an incremental 76 for Contract Law which I believed was my worst subject, something must have changed along the way and it wasn't knowledge but technique and a very good essay as well. So, the moral is, exam technique can be learnt to produce results! Well done me, pat on the back. :)

[User Picture]From: celentari
2008-07-22 11:33 am (UTC)
Congratulations, that's really great.

Exams are at least 70% about technique; it still completely baffles me how little time they spend teaching it in Oxford degrees, especially considering the courses are so exam-dependent.
(Reply) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: martinv
2008-07-22 11:42 am (UTC)
Well done! Exam technique is the only thing I've ever been good at. I wish you could use it in actual life.
(Reply) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: sbp
2008-07-22 11:46 am (UTC)
Cool, well done.
(Reply) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: katstevens
2008-07-22 12:14 pm (UTC)
Yay! Well done dude!
(Reply) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: darkpigeon
2008-07-22 01:19 pm (UTC)
Congratulations clever clogs!
(Reply) (Thread)
(Deleted comment)
[User Picture]From: misteryguest
2008-07-29 08:25 am (UTC)
Thank you dudes, great to know I have your ear! x
(Reply) (Thread)