Study Tips & Strategies

HOW TO STUDY EFFECTIVELY?

1) You should get enough amount of Sleep

• Get enough sleep as it has been proved that a good night's sleep will help you perform better.

2) You should manage your time effectively

• Make a weekly schedule for your studies & dedicate a certain amount of time per day for studying.

• Make sure your study plan is followed properly & plan out your extracurricular activities.

• You must know how to balance school and extra-curricular activities.

3) You should find a good space for studying

• Find out a good location for studying & always wear comfortable & loose clothes while studying.

• Sit wherever you are comfortable whether it is sofa, floor etc. keep yourself aloof from distractions.

4) You should switch off your TV while studying

• You should not get distracted from studying, so you should put off your television so that you do not get distracted.

5) You should highlight the important texts & details

• You should use a highlighter & underline the important points of the text, so that it is easier to spot them

• You can read these highlighted portions in order to quickly review the material you have learned.

6) You should always take notes in the classroom

• Try to note all the things & make good notes in the class so that it can help you to remember what you have learnt while to start preparing for your exams.

• You can use abbreviations so that important information can be seen at glance.

• You must always ask questions in class as it will help you to know the concept clearly.

7) Use your textbook

• Don’t always depend on the instructor or the teacher, use for textbook for finding each & every content.

• Prepare yourself using the textbook, read the chapter carefully & then highlight the important contents.

• Understand the chapter in a better way to understand the concepts clearly.

8) You should rewrite your notes at home

• Whenever you are taking notes you should remember that you should not waste time & you should rewrite the notes given in the classes on the same day as at that time the contents are fresh in your mind & hence they can be easily remembered.

• You can make a rough note in the classroom & then can re write it in a fresh manner after coming home.

9) You should always start with hard subjects

• You must start the most difficult subjects first as you are more energetic at the first instance& you can equally give your maximum time for these subjects.

• This will help you to cover the difficult subjects early so that you can start the easy stuff later.

10) You can make a study group

• You can make a group of 3-4 friends so that you feel good studying together.

• You can ask questions to each other and can share the techniques which others are using.

• You can equally divide the concepts or lessons for each one to summarize.

11) How to write your Time table

a) Firstly you should make a list of your responsibilities & activities:

• Note down all the responsibilities & tasks which you have in your pocket. Classes, sports, exercises.

• Also note down the events & the other celebrations if any so that you are aware about all the tasks while noting the time table.

b) Decide a format:

• Decide a format of your timetable, you will find many formats on the internet.

• Finalize your format according to your comfort zone which ill suit all your needs.

• Go for a grid format which is easy to understand.

c) Schedule time for studies & breaks:

• You should fix your time for studies & breaks carefully & must stick to it.

• You can take a 15 mins break after studying till 45 mins.

• You should prioritize study time specifically & must stick to it.

d) Don’t continue one subject for long time:

• Don’t plan sessions too long for one subject, so that you will not get bored.

• Always keep multiple subjects for each session.

e) You can create a single or a customized time table.

• You can make a single time table for the whole week & can follow it.

• You can also make a customize timetable while depends on the specifications of the week.

• Remember all the important events of the week while writing the time table.

Diet Plan

Students remember that, diet is not only required for body growth but also essential for development of brain. The right food can improve your brain function, memory and concentration. Here are few important tips that can help you to improve your concentration and memorizing power and stamina as well.

Eat a good breakfast – Your breakfast should include a bowl of cereal with milk, piece of fruit or some juice, a sandwich or simply chappati bhaji.

Keep healthy snacks on hand - This way, if hunger strikes during a late night dur study session, you can fresh or dried fruit, unbuttered popcorn, rice cakes, or whole wheat crackers.

Eat plenty of foods rich in calcium – For example: milk, low-fat cheese, low-fat yogurt and green leafy vegetables.


Eat a proper lunch: It should include few of these like Whole-grain bread, whole-grain pasta, brown rice, sweet potatoes,  Salmon, chicken, eggs etc.


Have light dinner: Avoid eating heavy dinner as it will make you sleepy. You can ince leafy greens, raw vegetables, and fresh fruits are beneficial. Avoid oily food stuff, which make you lethargic.

Drink lots of water - Your body needs at least eight glasses a day, and, if you exercivigorously, you may need more. To remind you, carry a water bottle along to class and keep it handy during late night study sessions.

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