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General Advice for Written Papers

We need preparation for the written exams and we would suggest you think about starting your revision at least three months before each one.  Although it's difficult to balance exam revision with a full-time job, it is possible with wonderful organization and discipline.  On top of this, many people have other commitments such as children, which make revision even harder to fit in.  It might be years since you sat your medical school exams, and it is likely to take some time for you to get back into the swing of things again.  One strategy could be to start with half a day each weekend or a couple of evenings per week, then build up the time as you get closer to the exam.  There will be times when you just can’t do any revision, for example, during weeks of night shifts.  Although people understandably try to fit in as much studying as possible in the run-up to the exam, it is also important to spend some time relaxing and doing enjoyable things too.  Rather than making your timele