Getting Ready for Exams
Final exams can be a daunting and stressful thought. However, there are many things you can do in advance to ensure you're feeling prepared, calm and confident on the day of your exam.
The Student Success Centre has a wide variety of helpful workshops and resources to help you get ready for your exams. Learn how to create (and stick to) a study plan, manage your time efficiently, reduce test anxiety, develop study skills and more by checking out the links below.
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Programs and resources
Sharpen your study skills
Learn how to improve your reading and listening, write more effective notes, handle online and in-person exams, retain your knowledge and more.
Studying with others
Studying with peers can help you review material, get different perspectives and practice exam questions in a group. Learn how to navigate group studying, address common concerns with group work, maintain academic integrity and more.
Learn how to manage your time well
Feel like there are more to-dos than time in the day? We've prepared worksheets, blogs and more to help you learn how to plan, schedule your tasks and stay motivated while studying.
Acing your exams
With final exams around the corner, many students are looking for effective preparation strategies. We've prepared five tips to adopt and adapt as you move through your exam schedule.
Join a study group
Like studying with others? Join a student-led study group for more productive studying sessions with your peers. Find a group for a specific class or department, or join an open study or first-year group for goal-oriented studying on whatever you need.
Attend a PASS session
Improve your learning comprehension and academic performance by attending a PASS session for selected courses.
PASS Leaders, who are students who've previously taken the course, provide supplemental instruction and can help you with course content through directed group discussion in a course-specific context.