12 ways to improve your study habits
Last Updated on Sunday, 19 June 2011 19:50 Wednesday, 15 June 2011 13:20
- Ask questions in class to make sure you understand the teacher.
- Take clear notes so you can review them later.
- Review your notes later. Rewrite them if they're messy or if it helps you to remember them.
- Study with friends, you can help each other.
- Don't be afraid to ask for extra help. Most teachers will be happy to help, and most schools offer some sort of tutoring program.
- Don't study in a setting with a lot of distractions.
- Recognize your strengths and weaknesses; taking a class way over your head will only make you feel bad about yourself.
- Don't cram the night before. Plan ahead, set up a study schedule.
- Everybody has different studying techniques, figure out what works for you.
- Ask a friend, carer/key-worker/guardian, or sibling to test you on the subject.
- Compare notes with the other members of your class.
- If it helps you, ask your teacher if you can bring a tape recorder to class.