When you study for tests and exams, do you . . .
• Highlight or underline your books?
• Test yourself with flash cards?
• Create notes?
• Make an outline of the key topics?
• Reread your books and/or notes?
These are all popular study strategies and exam revision techniques. But how effective are they? And […]
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 […]