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Don’t work harder, work smarter: how to study effectively and get the grades of your dreams with winning review strategies, killer memory techniques and exam preparation tips you won’t hear anywhere else. Join Cambridge educated psychologist, study techniques researcher, coach and tutor William Wadsworth as we dive into the secrets of academic success.Looking for the grades of your dreams? Want to know the real secrets to preparing for and taking exams? Through a powerful combination of rich personal experience and the very latest learning and memory science, William and his expert guests are here to help. Here's to results day smiles!

Exam Study Expert: ace your exams with the science of learning William Wadsworth

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Don’t work harder, work smarter: how to study effectively and get the grades of your dreams with winning review strategies, killer memory techniques and exam preparation tips you won’t hear anywhere else. Join Cambridge educated psychologist, study techniques researcher, coach and tutor William Wadsworth as we dive into the secrets of academic success.Looking for the grades of your dreams? Want to know the real secrets to preparing for and taking exams? Through a powerful combination of rich personal experience and the very latest learning and memory science, William and his expert guests are here to help. Here's to results day smiles!

    71. Studying Smarter & Acing Exams: Divine's Student Story

    71. Studying Smarter & Acing Exams: Divine's Student Story

    The Exam Study Expert student stories series: showing you how real students achieve real success in real exams using the strategies we teach on the podcast.

    Today, meet finance professional Divine from the Bahamas, who used the flashcards study strategy to devastating effect to achieve a spectacular 95% in her accounting exams, putting her in the top 1% / 2% of candidates. 

    All the more impressive given she was fitting her studies around a busy day job and looking after a family - tune in to find out how she did it!

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    Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. I help ambitious students to study smarter, not harder, so they can ace their exams with less work and less stress.

    BOOK 1:1 COACHING to supercharge your exam success: https://examstudyexpert.com/workwithme/

    Get a copy of Outsmart Your Exams, my award-winning exam technique book, at https://geni.us/exams

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    Podcast Edited by Benoît André. 

    • 20 min
    70. Flashcard Masterclass (My Favourite Study Technique!) - H2SE 3/8

    70. Flashcard Masterclass (My Favourite Study Technique!) - H2SE 3/8

    I LOVE studying with flashcards.

    Used well, they’re astonishingly effective, especially for very knowledge-dense subjects like medicine or science.

    But using them well is not trivial: today, I break down my 14 top "DOs and DONTs" for becoming a flashcard wizard - and mastering your memory!

    Part 3 of this special 8-part series on "How To Study Effectively" (abbreviated to H2SE in show titles). If you haven't already listened to Part 1 (broadcast as Episode 66 "How To Study Effectively: 6 Pillars of Student Success"), I recommend you start there before listening to this episode.

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    Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. https://examstudyexpert.com

    • 27 min
    69. "Ready For Change": Rose's Student Story (Pt 1)

    69. "Ready For Change": Rose's Student Story (Pt 1)

    Our student stories series: a dose of inspiration plus actionable tips from those who've turned their academic fortunes around, overcome obstacles and achieved success in difficult circumstances.

    Today, discover how Australian high schooler Rose started to win in maths using the power of mindset and study strategies like memory journaling.

    Rose's attitude and maturity when it comes to self-improvement deeply impressed me - listen in, and take notes!

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    Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. I help ambitious students to study smarter, not harder, so they can ace their exams with less work and less stress.

    BOOK 1:1 COACHING to supercharge your exam success: https://examstudyexpert.com/workwithme/

    Get a copy of Outsmart Your Exams, my award-winning exam technique book, at https://geni.us/exams

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    As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases on suggested books.

    Podcast Edited by Benoît André.

    • 37 min
    68. Powerful Learning With The Blank Paper Technique (H2SE 2/8)

    68. Powerful Learning With The Blank Paper Technique (H2SE 2/8)

    This week, perhaps the simplest study strategy of all: how to use blank page retrieval to memorise lots of information, fast.

    Discover blank page retrieval ("brain dumps"), plus my signature Memory Journalling strategy which is built around blank page retrieval.

    Part 2 of this special 8-part series on "How To Study Effectively" (abbreviated to H2SE in show titles). If you haven't already listened to Part 1 (broadcast as Episode 66 "How To Study Effectively: 6 Pillars of Student Success"), I recommend you start there before listening to this episode.

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    Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. https://examstudyexpert.com

    • 13 min
    67. Giving Up; Growing; Graduating: Katie's Student Story

    67. Giving Up; Growing; Graduating: Katie's Student Story

    Today, we meet maths graduate Katie, who tells her student story. Discover how a high-flying high-schooler found success at University, after initially pulling out of her course.

    Today's lessons include:
    Not being too competitive (see also Episode 43 with Dr Erika Patall on study motivation)How to persevere and "trust the process" in maths (see also Episode 4 with Joachim Cassel)The power of good study strategies combined with the right mindset (see also episode 42 with Prof. Tim Wilson on the stories we tell ourselves)Resources mentioned today:
    The (free!) finance courses Katie runs with her husband Alan: https://www.alandonegan.com/rebelfinanceRebel Entrepreneur Podcast with Katie's husband Alan (as mentioned in today's show): https://www.alandonegan.com/podcast [a personal favourite!]*

    Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. I help ambitious students to study smarter, not harder, so they can ace their exams with less work and less stress.

    BOOK 1:1 COACHING to supercharge your exam success: https://examstudyexpert.com/workwithme/

    Get a copy of Outsmart Your Exams, my award-winning exam technique book, at https://geni.us/exams

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    As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases on suggested books.

    Podcast Edited by Benoît André.

    • 36 min
    66. How To Study Effectively: 6 Pillars of Student Success

    66. How To Study Effectively: 6 Pillars of Student Success

    New to the podcast? Start here! An overview of all the most important things I'd want you to know about studying effectively for exams:
    Prioritisation: "Know Where You’re Going"Mindset: "Know You Can Get There"Routine / Time Management: "Make Time For The Journey"Focus / Concentration: "Eyes On The Road When Driving"Learn Faster: With The Power Of Retrieval PracticeRemember For Longer: With Spaced Learning (Reptition)This episode is the first part in a very special 8-part audio course on "How To Study Effectively" (look out for the "H2SE" abbreviation in show titles for the rest of the series). 

    It will be being broadcast every 2 weeks right here on the Exam Study Expert podcast.

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    Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. https://examstudyexpert.com

    • 1 hr

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23 Ratings

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Its great!!

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