Studying Tips



Carlos Ramirez, Staff

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Do you have an important exam coming up and would like some useful studying tips? Well, then you’ve come to the right place! These tips will not only reduce stress but help you get that perfect score on your next exam!


1. Make A Study Plan

If you know you are going to have a test at the week of the week, you should probably start studying as soon as possible. NEVER wait till the night before to start studying because you probably won’t understand most of the material and you are going to get very stressed. Make a plan to study little by little every night so when test day comes, you’ll be prepared.


2. Take Study Breaks

If you have been studying for the past couple of hours then it safe to say that you should probably take a break to give your brain a rest. Go for a walk, talk with a friend, or fix yourself something to eat. You can do time intervals and take five-minute breaks every other hour.


3. Create A Study Group

A good way to study is with a group of friends. You can compare notes and can get help in a topic you’re having trouble with or vice versa. Teaching others can also help improve your own knowledge and it will retain for a longer period.


4. Use Class Time Wisely

If your teacher is done lecturing for the day and you have 10 minutes of class time left, go over your notes or get a head start on your homework. This would also be a great time to ask the teacher for any extra help you might need on the subject.


5. Be Positive

Your state of mind has a lot to do with whether or not you will succeed in your classes. If you are always negative and just stop trying because you don’t see the point, you will never achieve your goals. Instead, concentrate on the positives and how studying will affect your life for the better.

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