Down to Business: Revising for business exams

Business students may seem to have an easier go at it when it comes to the type of information that they have to memorize and learn for an exam, but a business student like yourself may soon put others right as they know it takes just as much time and effort as any other subject matter. That's why this chapter focuses on the techniques that are especially beneficial for business students who must combine their understanding of theoretical concepts, terms, and definitions with a real-world application and understanding of the current local and global business environments. This often includes having to learn sub-topics related to finance, economics, politics and social order.

The types of information you have to learn as a business student often is simple in its theoretical delivery but more complex in its application, but it still involves the following types of information that must be learned:

As such, your revising plan for this area must involve a strategy that helps you not only learn these various areas of business, but you also must then take it the next step further and attach these to applications in the business world to illustrate that you understand how they are used and what they are intended to achieve. Making these connections not only scores well on an exam, but the association aspect of this provide a way to more easily recall a theory, definition, or rule.

Here are some specific suggestions for revising for a business exam that you can do on your own, with a study partner, or a with a study group:

Lastly, there are some key tactics that need to be presented again that work for every type of revising subject are, including business:

By incorporating this type of approach to learning business concepts and information for your upcoming exam, you are sure to remain calm because you are prepared and have a good handle on the information not to mention that you have practiced some pretty cool memory techniques for fast, accurate recall.

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