1. IDENTIFY YOUR KEY PRODUCTIVITY PERIODS & PLACES
Do you feel more focused in the morning, afternoon or evening? Draw a timetable and stick to a study schedule. Find spaces where you can be the most focused and productive. “I think it depends on the person, I mean, in my case I prefer to listen music while I am studying, but I think most of people prefer a quieter environment”. Antonietta Gonzáles Rosas (facebook fan)
2. MAKING USE OF NOTES
Effective note taking can make all the difference. Using highlighters is a good advice from Antonietta Gonzáles Rosas (facebook fan); also, make a habit to review your notes soon after class, and briefly before the next class. At the end of the week, take some time for a longer review. “…I never start writing the answer after reading the questions. My first thing would be breaking down the question into bullet points to make sure I answer all issues raised in the question”. Bach Thu Hien (facebook fan)
“Draw a mind map on the topic given and elaborate the points, ask question on the topic you are weak at, (and) prepare a pocket note where you can carry everywhere”. Edenz PeNgz (facebook fan)
3. SEARCH FOR BETTER SOLUTIONS
If you don’t understand the study materials, don’t just re-read it. Try something else. Consult with your teacher, tutors or classmates.
4. FORM A STUDY GROUP
Try studying in a group of 3; divide the chapters into 3 parts and each member is in-charge of one part. Revise the materials thoroughly and...