Study Tips From Our Visitors

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Use notecards for vocab and then each vocab word you don’t know, put into a pile (or star if using an online feature). Later go back and look at each one of these in your notes, the teachers notes, or your textbook and write down 3 sentences about the term. It really helps!

      Alina, Student, 10th  -  Illinois

Study for the most important test, if you have a non important test and know the material spend less time than a more important test where you don't

      lionel, Other, 11  -  US Armed Forces

Don't rush through things take your time.

      Shantel, Student, 9th grade  -  Idaho

Creating acronyms can help study for an upcoming test, and it really helps you remember information.

      Malaak, Student, 7th grade  -  Michigan

Read 25 minutes and take 5 minutes break

      subham, Student, 8  -  India

take short breaks during studying

      Michaela, Student, 8th  -  Virginia

If you are ever given a study guide go over it with friends that can help a lot Because you are able to talk to your friends while studying

      Kayla, Student, 6th grade  -  Connecticut

Have your parents quiz you if they can it helps a lot

      Jayla, Student, 7th grade  -  Connecticut

"Have notes that make sense and you can even ask a teacher about the notes to correct them if needed.”

      Lacey, Student, 8th grade  -  California

Using flash cards or finding videos online is very helpful !!!

      sammy, Student, 7th grade  -  Montana

When teachers ask questions in class, write them down in a notebook so you have an idea of what could be on the test.

      Riley, Student, 9th grade  -  Pennsylvania

When studying use earbuds/headphones to cancel out noise (optional- and play no music so there is a smaller chance of distractions.)

      Hailey, Other, 7th Grade  -  Nevada

It is best to understand what you are reading,this will help you to remember the work and also very important Go through your work every day,just so you don't stress yourself during exams or tests.

      Bianca, Student, 1  -  Namibia

Pay attention to everything your teacher says and when they repeat something it's important and may be on a test

      Hamza, Student, 7th Grade  -  Massachusetts

Try to stay in a position you wont get too comfortable in. Also stay hydrated, ask questions if you can and always take notes, when your finnished then read over the notes aloud so its easier to remember

      Haruka, Student, 8th grade  -  Maryland

Make sure you have a quiet place to study in with no distractions.

      Meriam, Student, 7th Grade  -  Michigan

Study somewhere that is not filled with distractions.

      Mohamad, Student, 7th grade  -  Michigan

Don't procrastinate.

      ameear, Student, 7th  -  Michigan

I study better when I re-write my notes.

      Lily , Student, 6th  -  Tennessee

when you are reading a book or an article while studying make sure to skim and scan so you dont need to read the whole thing you are just getting the important bits and sentences and find what your looking for.

      Hala, Student, Grade 5  -  Saudi Arabia

Try doing a Brain Dump! Write down everything you know about your current unit and check with your notes to see where the gaps are.

      Temi, Student, 9th Grade  -  Texas

Find a quiet spot to study with no distractions(no phones, ipads or music) and read over the things you need to study. You can choose a color to color the things you don't know, and the things you do know. You can make notecards or rewrite your notes in colorful colors. I also do NOT recommend studying with a friend because you don't get much done. I hope my tip helped!

      Laura, Student, 6th grade  -  Florida

If you don't get something the teacher said then try using other sources, like friends, textbooks or the internet. And always ask questions.

      Mona, Student,   -  Florida

Before you Study Something, Pick a place and time, Plan your time of study, Discover your learning style, Stay motivated,

      Lala irfan Khan, Student, 12th  -  Pakistan

Having somebody quiz me with vocab card before quizzes/tests helps me a lot.

      Carmen, Student, 6th Grade  -  New York

Use flashcards and go over them whenever you have time. Sort out the ones you don't get right, and go over them until you understand it. It also helps to repeat the information during the day to make it stick. Ask a friend to test you.

      Crystal, Student, 6th grade  -  New York

Focus on the class when teacher teaching you ,if you don't know something or can't understand about it ask your teacher or your friends,is very important for you to understand the subject.most important is you need study and do some quiz to test youself.

      Previna, Student  -  Malaysia

When you study make sure you get comfortable so you can focus more.

      Ahmed, Student, grade 7   -  Michigan

Find the quietest place you can, I find it easier to study and to finish my work. Easier for me to think as well.

      Bonnie, Student, 11th Grade  -  New Zealand

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