How-to guides and study tips
‘How to’ Guide for Study Success
- Create an organised study space
Check out these great study space tips for inspiration
- Make a study schedule
Use this study tool to make a schedule that will help you keep your study on track
- Study with friends or in a group
Creating a study group with friends helps keep you motivated – and exposes you to new ideas and opinions you might not have considered!
- Train your brain to remember information
Find out how to exercise your brain for optimal memory retention
- Plan for exam day
Take control on exam day so exams don’t control you
- Study in small chunks
Here’s a scientific look at why small, regular chunks of study are more effective than long hours of last minute cramming
- Learn how to take good notes
Good note-taking is key to reducing stress when studying
- Balance revision with rest
It’s more important to get a good night’s sleep the night before an exam than doing more last minute revision
- Tackle your least favourite subjects first
Willpower is a limited resource so tackle your toughest subjects first so you don’t run out of steam
- Keep focused
Here are 10 top tips for staying focused
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