exams exams exams. We got the easy one first, so I spent about 3 days reading and making notes for it and was pretty well-prepared. Now I have just over one day to prepare for the graphics exam which is almost certain to be much more difficult.
Firstly, our software patterns & metrics exam is clearly structured - past papers online for the last few years are all "answer 3 out of 5 questions, each question on a well-defined area of the course: design patterns, architectural patterns, metrics, estimation and testing". That's the whole course. Easy peasy.
With the graphics course on the other hand, we'll be asked to answer 3 out of 4 questions from about 10 different areas... which means we have to study everything. Lame!