Breakthrough to Exam Excellence (Free Introduction)
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Breakthrough to Exam Excellence (Free Introduction)

Exam-Preparation Strategies That Will Save You Hours of Study Time And Make You Money While You Study
4.3 (121 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
9,015 students enrolled
Created by Patrick Sherratt
Last updated 5/2013
Price: Free
  • 28 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

This “How to Prepare for Exams -Breakthrough to Exam Excellence “course offers a unique synthesis of metacognitive (learning to learn), knowledge and performance psychology (deliberate thinking strategies) and is set out as a five-step approach to prepare for any exam.

While this is a short free introduction, the complete “How to Prepare for Exams “course provides well-researched time-saving techniques for learning and studying for exams. All the common exam-related challenges will be addressed and if you need some extra advice, simply use the questions tab or inquire about on-line coaching using Skype. I am here to help!

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Course Overview
2 Lectures 07:24
Patrick Sherratt gives you an insight in this Breakthrough to Exam Excellence course.
Breakthrough to Exam Excellence

A short overview of the five-steps to Breakthrough to Exam Excellence. This free introductory course is part of the first step of a five-step approach to prepare for exams. 

In the complete course, you will receive the best we know today on how to prepare in a way that is effective and efficient. This approach will save you hours of study time and give solutions to many common study-related problems. 

Please spend just a few minutes now looking through this free introduction. If you find it interesting, please leave a review and/or star rating. I really hope you can put these tips to use.


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Course Overview
Step 1: Releasing Your Potential
4 Lectures 20:30
A brief insight into the latest research of what happens in your brain when you are learning or revising for exams. All learning is about brain  functioning, so understanding this stuff gives you clues to what you can do to improve your learning and ultimately your results!
Meet Your Amazing Brain

Discover the four key principles that activate your brain-cells to learn and store information quickly. These principles alone will save you hours of study time! 
How Your Brain Learns

Just for fun: a short explanation of how learning to ride a bike can offer an insight into how you could learn anything, if you practice enough.
It's Like Learning to Ride a Bike

Your brain can get tired very easily. It is called neural system fatigue. There are a lot of useful tips to maintain it - simple things you can do to help improve your concentration and mental alertness, while preparing for exams, which can have a big impact on the time you spend revising and your overall performance!
Maintaining Your Brain Functioning
0 Lectures 00:00
About the Instructor
Patrick Sherratt
4.3 Average rating
135 Reviews
9,133 Students
2 Courses
Author, Speaker and Trainer (MEd, BA Psych)

Patrick Sherratt works as an author, speaker and trainer offering a specialized knowledge in personal leadership, learning, and exam preparation.

Since 2004, Patrick’s work has become highly sought after. He presents this information in seminars to thousands of students, teachers and parents across the Asia Pacific region every year and he has been a guest presenter at many international educational conferences including the New Zealand Association of Deputy and Assistant Principals Conference (2011), the Australian Council for Educational Leaders Conference(2012) and the International Conference on Thinking (2013).

His best-selling e-book and CD, How to Pass Exams (, and Passing Exams for Dummies ( and ), have helped thousands of students improve their exam preparation. His multi-media resources for teachers, Inform Mentoring Kit, uses video clips to present academic, pastoral and career information to secondary students in class. go to distributors / Innervate Education.

Patrick is recognized as an expert in this field and has been interviewed many times in newspapers, radio and television. For more information about Patrick’s work, please visit and