From written reports to the reviewing for final exams, the university requires a lot of work. Studying is a different experience for everyone, but these tips will help you better prepare for exams and all other projects!
1. Listen and ask questions
During the lessons, remember that no question is stupid, and if something is not clear, the best thing is to ask the teacher to explain again. Also, listen to them carefully. Turn off the phone, get out of Instagram and armed with a clipboard!
2. Share what you know
If you have friends or roommates who study your own materials, this is a great opportunity to learn together. Interrogate each other, take notes along and explain things out loud are very effective ways to learn more about what you are studying. Share and exchange knowledge with your friends can be really useful because it allows you to know different opinions from yours.
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3. Stay up
Ok, this advice may seem silly, it is obvious that you will be awake, but you will also be vigilant? To get the most from the study, are wide awake is one of the most important things. Make sure you sleep well before every important lesson and keep short but frequent review sessions to avoid getting bored.
4. Assimilate content
After studying for more than an hour, always ask yourself: I really learned something? If someone asked you what you were reading, you’d be able to tell him? To make sure that the answer is always yes, watch out for important readings and do not just copy and to cite other sources. Taking notes is a great way to assimilate the concepts and gives you a chance to be creative!
5. It’s time to take a break
After much study it always takes a break. It is important to rest your brain and enjoy themselves, so be sure to schedule short walks, pauses for a snack and a proper lunch break.
Follow these five tips and work hard, but not exceed, and academic success will be assured!