exams

Revising exam study strategies

Many students focus on rote memorization and cramming to prepare for exams — but these strategies are rarely the most helpful, according to education professor John Kirby.Continue...

Exam questions

Queen’s biology professor Robert Montgomerie doesn't see the value of exams.Continue...

Stressed for success

As exams approach, anxiety becomes the norm around campus. Why do we become so preoccupied with
perfection, and how does it ultimately affect us?Continue...

Final exam process needs re-evaluation

Even though re-evaluating how we approach final evaluations can have some real value at universities, we need to consider everything that would need to be altered before we throw out the old system.Continue...

Extending library hours extends expectations

Whether it’s your first year at Queen’s or your last, by now we’ve all likely heard the familiar sound of a student bragging about the hours they spent in the library cramming for an exam or desperately scrawling out a paper that should’ve been done and edited days before. As students, we often wear these hours in the library like a badge of honor.Continue...

How to keep your cool during exams

There’s nothing that sucks all life and happiness out of you quite like tirelessly studying for weeks on end.Continue...

Make A (Realistic) Study Schedule

By Trilby Goouch
Blogs Editor

Summer seems just steps away but before you’re able to get to that you still to have to get through a little thing called exams. The exam experience...Continue...