The 10 Most Effective Study Habits for Students

There are so many different ways to study and succeed in school. Some people find success with structured courses that have fixed times for studying and exams. Others find success with a more natural approach to learning. Whatever your preferred method, there are ways to make studying more effective and less tedious. Self-discipline is one of the most important traits you can have as a student. When you have good study habits, you become more effective in your course work. It takes time, patience, and effort to develop good study habits, but it’s worth it in the end. In this blog post, we’ll cover the top 10 most effective study habits for students. Keep reading below to learn more. Keep a diary of your study sessions One of the best ways to improve your study habits is to keep track of your own study sessions. After a week of studying, … Read more

Beat The Addiction With Internet Blocking Apps

Do you often find yourself on Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, or any other social media site, 5 minutes after declaring that you were going to study for an hour? Do you find it hard to concentrate, knowing that there could be a message or notification waiting for you? If you’ve answered “yes” to these questions, then I’m going to suggest you install one of my top 3 internet blocking applications.

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Spacing Vs Massing

The Spaced Repetition System or SRS is a method of learning that is based on renewing your recollection of something before you have the chance to forget it. It consists of learning a piece of material (something for school, new vocabulary, etc.) and then relearning it, first a couple of hours later, then a couple of days later, a couple of weeks, months, years….

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Study Tips For Visual Learners

There is a many a student who simply cannot retain information and study course material properly from just staring at a book. A lot of students need a little bit more visual stimulation to achieve that A grade!

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Remember So As Not To Forget

It’s almost guaranteed that when a teacher or professor walks into a classroom of students and announces an upcoming exam, the response will be a general groan throughout the room. And why? Because the majority of students have come to associate the word “test” or “exam” with a stressful situation, in which a teacher asks you difficult questions you just can’t quite remember the answer to.

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Studying With ADHD

From the moment that a child starts at school, they are almost brainwashed into thinking that there is a “right” way to study or complete a homework assignment. Unfortunately, if you suffer with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), attempting to study using the traditional methods can be very challenging and frustrating.

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How To Organise And Design Your Study Room

The area you choose to study in has more of an impact on your study habits than you might think: if the room is too small, you’ll feel more pressured; if it’s a mess, you’ll feel disorganised; if the walls are covered in posters, you’ll be easily distracted; but on the other hand, if the room is too plain, you’ll lack the motivation to really put your head down and work hard.
It’s a space that needs to be well laid out, tidy and above all, well designed.

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Take The Time To Be Prepared

Many a time have I turned up at class, without having read the handouts previously and expect to learn everything I need within the one hour lecture. But unfortunately it hardly ever works out this easy! Preparing yourself beforehand can increase your ability for retaining information, given in the lecture, a hundred fold.

Sssshhhh!

Throughout our lives we have been taught that to study effectively, silence is necessary. We accept this, thinking it logical, despite many a study proving that certain sounds and music can help us to recall information. So why do we continue to study in silence? What’s the benefit of no noise in out study sessions?

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