Six phases of exam study

The 6 phases of Study…

You are listening to jazz.

  • Your first day of exam study rocks.
  • Textbooks are amazing – packed with knowledge, facts and insight
  • This is going to be a breeze
You are listening to Pop Music.

  • Still excited
  • Like a kitten with it’s first ball of wool
  • Books are brilliant!
You are listening to Heavy Metal

  • Now we’re getting somewhere
  • Information Rulz
  • Throwing the horns at the devil
You are listening to Gangsta Rap

  • Disjointed words juxtapose with the rhythm of learning
  • You relentlessly chant the mantra of dogma
You are listening to Soul

  • Gazing at the pixelated screen
  • Bloated with information overload
  • Burdened with unfettered access to the information mothership…detached from the world
  • Words blur as sleep calls
You are listening to the voices in your head

  • You have built a defensive wall of boxes around your desk
  • Sudden movements stimulate a hyper-reflexic response
  • All that has been read is now forgotten
  • Blind panic consumes…
Print Friendly


  1. Naomi D says

    With 7 weeks to go I am somewhere between the soul and the psychotic. My family think the latter!! At least my procrastination in reading this demonstrates I was on at least educationally relevant websites! Love it, thank you.

  2. burningham says

    just watched those crazy cats with my two sons, 17 and 9. LOL! We all LOVED it! thanks for a little fun in a stressful life!