At the time, I would rather have had a detention; didn't really enjoy being the school swot .
Unlike exams, you can't swot up for psychometric tests, but if you think you're likely to come across them in your hunt for a job try to familiarise yourself with the process.
Brown's memory of himself at this time is not as a swot but as an all-rounder, ‘very keen on sports’.
If the idea of quitting office life sounds appealing, make sure you swot up first, advises Dave Houlden
That speech confirms what many people feel and fear about politicians: that they were the most despised classmates at school - the swot , the precocious prat, the political trainspotter.
You will know the answer to this so give someone else a chance you swot !
I hope it restores a little bit of national pride. It was also a huge surprise. I didn't have time to swot up so I just breezed in and did the best I could.
He is dressed in black, wearing glasses designed to make him look like the class swot , and has a solemn expression.
In the same way a hard-working employee can annoy his more laid-back colleagues by showing them up, so a swot tends to annoy his less bright, less studious classmates.
This means I would no longer be returning from Paris around 1 am on Friday 21 May with at least three more days to swot up.