Though it’s the school holidays right now, it doesn’t mean that it’s too early to start preparing for school. If the recent examinations results have made you worried deeply during the holidays, no fret. It’s probably because you haven’t found a right studying method to suit your brain.
Studies have shown that no two people have the same brain anatomy, so if you’re not working well with your friend’s studying method. Why not have a go at another studying method? Read on as we introduce 5 studying methods for exams that you will be sure to score!
1. The standard notes taking
You’re probably already doing this but are you doing it right? Are you perhaps writing your notes word for word? If you are, your notebook will probably turn into a textbook. Instead, only source out the relevant information and get them into your notes. A well-kept notebook is a part of good time management. If you’ve ever misplaced an important assignment, you know how much valuable time can be lost looking for it.
We recommend this adorable notebook to accumulate all your notes and it comes in an A5 size which is super handy as well!
2. Set up a comfortable study environment
Can’t seem to concentrate every single time you’re studying? We highly think that it’s something with your current study environment. Research has shown that you won’t study well if you’re uncomfortable in a surrounding. Thus, why not renovate your study area? This table lamp will be a great addition for your study place, it provides a high illuminance of 880 lux that is optimal for studying and it also comes with glare reduction to protect your eyes. Developing the habit of studying in the same place at the same time everyday will improve your concentration.
3. The Post-it method
Post-it notes are an awesome partner for your revision and they are really convenient as well. Just write down a formula or an equation on any post-its and stick it around your house. You’ll be sure to remember the formula whenever you bumped into them. Get your post-its whenever you need them with this lovely post-it dispenser, it can also increase your productivity with some fun!
4. Planning a study schedule
If it’s hard to keep track of what we should be studying, why not write it down on a reliable planner. Set aside the amount of time you plan to study each day and also remember to put in the subject you’re studying so that you will have a balanced revision on all your subjects.Keep the same schedule faithfully from day-to-day.
5. Don’t lose hope! Motivate yourself!
Think studying is just not your thing? Don’t lose hope, you just need a daily boost! Building up motivation is really important for studying and if you don’t have a friend to do so, get this inspirational table name card holder. It can work as a pleasant desk decoration and also motivate you to wake up each day to fight/live/smile/workout! Fit your favourite Quote card or Polaroid inside the holder to remind yourself what you are fighting for.
How about you? What’s your favourite studying method? Do share with us on the comments below. Also, don’t forget to check out our back to school collection here for some beautiful essentials you will need to start school with a bang!