Study Tip Archive - March 2009
"Plan your time effectively. if you fail to plan, you planned to fail."
Student, University Of Namibia
"What I like to do to help me study is to repeat the same things over and over."
Student, 9th Grade, Archbishop Murphy High School
Edmonds, Washington, USA
"Try taking notes in class everyday. So when it's time to study, you don't need to cram all night."
Student, Grade 6, 2008
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
"Whatever you study in a full day, you just try to remember it at every night before sleeping. You will always remember it automatically."
"Never Never Never give up!!! However difficult the task try to complete it!!!"
Student, 12th Standard
"When I study I read over all my notes. Once I'm done I think of the main things I need to remember. I write questions on cards and put the answers on the back. That way I can ask myself questions and see if I get the answers right. It is almost as if you are taking the test."
"If we study with concentration and racing forward to a goal,we can obtain our supreme success."
"I always read different articles every day. This improves my reading skills. I read passages from my text books. After that I read them again as practice."
Seattle, Washington, USA
"I make lots of note cards. I write important information and go over them a lot. Sometimes, my mother sits with me and asks me questions about the information on the cards. If I don't know, I go back to my textbooks to learn it."
Student, Grade 9
Austin, Texas, USA
"When I study, I try to ignore or avoid distractions. That way, my mind is clear to accept the one thing I am studying."
Student, Grade 6
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
"Always work hard and maintain a study schedule from the earliest days because it will help a lot. A 2nd major thing is to concentrate on your class lectures and ask at least one question. 3rd, never miss a lecture because it will be difficult for you to learn at the next lecture. Finally, don't wait to prepare yourself on exam night."
Yasir Ali Bhatti
"I get up 15 minutes earlier than I have to. Then I can double check to see that I have everything I need to take to school."
Student, 6 Grade
Rochester, New York, USA
"I always do my assigned readings before I come to a class. I am then more focused and do a better job of taking important notes. Sometimes I have questions in advance I want to ask the teacher."
Kansas City, Kansas, USA
"My mum always tells me to 1) Work Hard, 2) Study Hard, and 3) Play Hard. With that I managed to pass my Primary School Leaving Examination with flying colours and get to my dream school."
Student, Secondary 1
"If you can't study in a silence mode, you can always select a slow music mode in the background while studying for mind relaxation. Don't give up when you come across tough questions. Keep trying."
Student, A Levels
Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
"Make note cards for the material you must learn. Rewrite your note cards, using fewer words until you are down to just a couple of cards. In this way you have the most important material."
Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
"Don't sit around worrying about the work you have to do. Get on with it! If you worry about it, you'll get nervous and then make dumb mistakes. You'll feel better when you get it done right."
Student, 9th Grade
Carson City, Nevada, USA
"Organization is the key. Make sure you know where your study materials are. You don't want to waste time searching for things when you need them. Also - put things back in their place when done."
Student, HS Senior
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
"Don't study too much at a time, or else you might forget what you learnt."
Forest Park, New York, USA