Oh, the pain and stress that come with examinations… They are familiar to every student.
Want to know how to avoid these feelings? Here you go!
Best Way to Study for Exams
1) Ask the teacher. Study methods for exams begin with this simple advice, just because one of the main functions of the teacher is to give you knowledge so that you can pass exams and use that knowledge in real life. Your teacher is not your opponent; your teacher is your ally, so take advantage of that. Ask questions and ask for help when needed.
2) Know the evaluation scheme. In case ninety percent of your grade depend on your coursework, and you severely neglect it, you can’t expect to figure something out in the last minute. But it can be vice versa, and in this case, you should focus on the exams. That means that you should know the evaluation system.
3) Plan your revision. There’s no such thing as spending a lot of time on revision. It’s never enough. And there’s no unified strategy for making revisions. Some people like to do it little-by-little every day (and that’s what most teachers recommend), while others do a better job at concentrated revisions. You should find a pattern that suits you best. But one tip that works for all is to make revision a habit.
4) Prioritize weak subjects. Spend more time on things you’re weak at. It’s so obvious, yet so many people neglect it, because all of us tend to focus on easy things and skip the difficult stuff. That’s where this tendency has to be broken. Remember that low grades will have a disproportionate effect on your average mark, so focus your attention on weak subjects.
5) Be honest with yourself. This is an essential tip when studying for exams. You should know both your strengths and your weaknesses. If you don’t know them, spend more time to analyze this matter thoroughly.
6) Remember your goal. You study not just to pass an exam but to get a good education. With the right kind of motivation and focus on the right kind of knowledge, you will have both.
Good luck with your exams, friend!