If you want to achieve solid marks at school, you need to be strategic. Ditch your highlighter pens. Stop re-reading your books and notes. These are incredibly boring and passive ways to study. You need new study strategies.
Below are 10 highly effective study strategies that can be applied to any subject area.
It’s a new year. A clean slate. The perfect time to break some bad study habits and replace them with more effective study habits.
Below I’ve listed 16 bad study habits many students develop, followed by more effective habits to replace each one.
How good does it feel to highlight […]
It’s one thing to know you need to use certain study strategies and techniques (e.g. create mind maps, break your work down into small chunks and review your notes regularly). But knowledge of these strategies is only the starting point.
Next you have to apply these strategies. You need to build these […]
When I was working on my doctorate, I was part of a writer’s group at university.
We would meet three times a week to write in 45 minute sprints (no distractions), followed by 15 minute breaks. By lunchtime, we had completed three 45 minute writing sessions. I felt like a vegetable by […]