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.
1. Dual coding […]
How many hours of study should I do each day?
This is the number one question I get asked by students.
Students want to know the exact numbers (e.g. 1, 2 or 3 hours).
Well, I’ve thought long and hard about this question and I’ve come to the following conclusion:
Don’t worry about the time. Focus […]
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 information? Those […]
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 strategies into […]