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25STUDYTIPSFROMSTUDYIGNSSUBSCRIBERS

01. Ontheweekends,studyinthemorning.Yourbrainisfreshandreenergizedwhenyoufirstwakeup,andI
havefoundmyselfretainingmore,focusingmore,andgettingalotmoredoneoverall~@sophiammeyers

02. Reviewandreviseasmuchasyoucan.Keepgoingoveryournotesormaterialoften.Itdoesn'tnecessarily
meantomemorizethem,butjustreadthroughthembeforebedorsomething.Thisespeciallyappliesto
momentsduringtheendofsemesterswhentheinformationtaughtinthebeginningofthesemester
becomeshazyorhardtoremember.Ifyoukeepreadingyournoteseveryonceinawhile,evenforthings
youhavealreadyfinished,itwillhelptorecallinformationbetterwhenyouneedto~@medstudy

03. CopyandpasteessaysandgradedwrittenworkintoGoogleTranslatethenclicktheaudiobuttontogetitto
readthecontentbacktoyouwithheadphones.Itsveryusefulifyou'reinalibrary/otherquietplaceandcan't
readworkoutloudtocheckfortyposandspelling~@studylikecharlesxavier

04. Whenyouarestudyingforabigtestorexam,don'tfeellikethere'sacertainnumberofdaysaheadoran
exactamountoftimeyoushouldbestudyingthat'sverydependentonhowwellyouretaininformationand
concepts.Makealistoftopicsontheexam,evaluateyourfamiliaritywiththem,andthendevelopastudy
planbasedonthat~@studypunked

05. Haveaminimalisticandclearworkspace.It'smucheasiertoworkwhenyouhavethespacetospreadout
andhaveveryfewdistractionsatarm'sreach.Cultivateaworkspacewhereyoufeelateaseandcanfocus
~@studyblrteablr+@anotations

06. AlbertEinsteinoncesaid"Ifyoucan'texplainitsimply,youdon'tunderstanditwellenough."Mystudytip
operatesaroundthisidea.WheneverI'mstudyingforatestwithmultipleunitsorconceptsinvolved,Iliketo
dosmallverbalsummariesafterIfinishstudyingeachunitorconcept.Afteryoufinishthesectionafter,go
backtothefirstsectionandtrytosummarizeitagain,butmakethesummaryshorter.Asyoucontinuetodo
thisasyoufinishmoresections,you'llbecementingthekeyconceptsinyourbrain~@studyblrholla

07. WhenIdon'tfeelproductiveIalwaysgoforaquickshowerandhaveacoldglassofwater.Italwaysmakes
mefeelrefreshedandreadytofightthebattlesofwork!~@hannahbananastudies

08. Astudytipthathelpsmeisifyou'retryingtomemorizesomething,particularlythestepstosomething,is
comeupwithmotionsforeachstep.Gettingyourbodyinvolvedcanhelpyoumemorizeitespeciallyifyou're
akinestheticlearner~@gmill2415

09. StudyonthegoIcanalwaysfindanextrafewminutesthroughoutmydaywhenI'moutandabout,
whetherI'mwaitinginlineforfoodorwaitingforclasstostart.IusetheTinycardsandQuizletapps,andI
alsokeepminiflashcardswithabinderringinmypurse/onmykeychain~@shavhhhstudy+@xblurryfxcex
+@florencestudies

10. Talktoyourself!Yes,itsoundsdumb,butitdoeswork.Onceyou'vefinishedreadingoveryournotes,
imagineyou'rerepeatingthembacktosomeoneasalecturerormakingavideoaboutthesubject.Tryto
makeitentertainingandlinkinsomeexamplesfromownlife(itletsyouprocessthingssemantically,which
ispsychologicallythebestwaytobeabletorecallinformation).Ithelpsifyoudothisacoupleoftimes
becausepracticemakesperfect!~@billiestudies

11. Useabrowserextensiontoblockdistractingwebsiteswhiledoingworkonyourcomputer!~@writtenrain

12. Writedownthingsyouhavetodo!Useabulletjournalorplannerifthat'syourstyle,butwritedownthe
homeworkyougetwhenyougetitandtrytoplanyourafternoon/eveningaroundwhatyouhavetodoand
howdifficultitis.Itmakesyourhomeworktimealotlessstressfulifyouknowwhatyouhavetogetdone
andwhen~@penguinemma

13. Keepabookmarkfolderofthingsthatmotivateyou/arethereasonswhyyou'restudyingsowhenyou'reina
workingslumpyoucanbrowsethroughthelinksreallyquicklyandcenteryourselfagain.Iliketokeepmine
smallandonlythingsIknowwilltrulymotivateme,likealinkmydreamschool'shomepage,ablogpost
aboutthecareerIamworkingtowards,areallymeaningfulquote,etc~@codelesstravelled

14. Movewhilereadingyournotes.Thisworkswhenyouaregettingsleepyatnightandthere'sonemore
chapter:afewsquatsorjumpingjacksmaykeepyouawakeandalert~@lilperfectionist

15. Foreachtest,makeastudyguideandwriteitinasinglenotebook.Makesuretoalsogiveexamplesandof
theinformationyouaregoingtoneedforeachsection.Thenwhenmidtermsorfinalsorstateexamscome,
youhaveonenotebookwithalltheimportantinformationforthatsubject,insteadofriflingthroughabunch
ofpapersandnotesfromthroughouttheyear~@postses+@linmanulmiranda

16. Ifyouhaveasuperimportanttestthenextmorningthatyouforgottostudyfor,insteadofcrammingallnight
andnotgettingmuchsleep,gotobedalittleearlierthannormal.Thengetupearliertoo.Haveagood
breakfastandrelax.Thendoyourstudying.Thentheinformationwillbefreshinyourmind,andyouwon't
beexhausted~@urlocalwannabe

17. Findsomeonewhoswillingtospenduptoanhourlisteningtoyouteachthemaboutathing,andonceyou
feelyouvemasteredthematerial,teachittothem.Iusuallydothisbygoinguptoafriend/parent/etcand
beinglikeHey,doyouwanttohearsomethinginteresting?andthenexplainwhateverImtryingto
rememberforatestoressaytothem.Teaching,Ivefound,ensuresthatthepersoninquestiontruly
understandstheconceptsthattheyrediscussing~@cozycanyons

18. Inthesearchbarofgoogle,typeinthenameofthecourseyouretakinginbrackets+thewordexams,and
afteraddedu.Thiswillgiveyoupastexamsforthatcoursewhichyoucouldusetostudy~@olivescience

19. Ifyoueverfeellikenotstudying,justtrytodoatleastalittlebit,likemaybeaparagraphofreading,orone
mathproblem.Chancesareyou'llcontinue,sincethehardestpartisstarting.Mostprocrastinationisinyour
headsoyoujustgottagetthroughthatwall!~@localtinyplanetexplorer

20. Focusonimprovingaspecificskillthatwillthenboostyourperformanceinmultipleclasses(writing,speed
reading,mentalmath,etc.).It'snotreallystudyingperse,butisagoodwaytoimproveoverallgradesifyou
seethatyou'redoingpoorlyatonekindofwork~@robyn

21. Ifyoudon'tneedyourelectronics(computer,phone,tablet,etc.),PUTITAWAY.Ihaveadrawerundermy
workspacewhereIcanputmycomputer,andIfindthatitmakesiteasiertofocusifIhavemoreroomon
topofthedeskandifIdon'tseemyelectronics.Youcouldalsoputelectronicsonairplanemodeorjustturn
offthewifi~@procrastinatorrehab+@quienlia

22. Youcanrewritethefirstdraftofyournotesyoumadeinclasstorememberthetopicsbetter.Thisway,you
canalsodecorateandcolorcoordinateyournotestohelpyouinrevising~@herondaleheaven

23. Putstickynotesalloverthehouseonplaceslikethefridge,microwave,anddoorswithaword/termon
them,sowhenImabouttoopensomething,Ihavetosaythedefinitionfirst,whichworksreallywellifyou
haveatonofvocabularytoremember~@saffmaeve

24. Oneofmytipsforstudyingistodivideupyourtimewhenstudyingandtoincludeyourbreaks!Ipersonally
writedownwhatsubjectsi'mgoingtostudyandforhowlong.IalsowritedownwhenI'mgoingtotakea
break~@meaganmabilangan

25. Don'tbeafraidtoaskforhelp.Ifyourparentscan'thelpyouwithamathorhomeworkproblem,askyour
teacherortutor.Notonlywillithelpyoulearn,butalsoifyoutellyourteacher,he/shewillknowyouare
tryingtodobetter,thusgivingyoumoreattentioninhelpingyou.Itisbettertoaskforhelpthanjustgettinga
badgrade~@hldominguez