6 COOL STUDY TIPS
By: Mina Chanakira
DO YOU WANNA BE MORE SUCCESSFUL ON TESTS?
WELL TRY THESE TIPS FOR STUDYING AND RETAINING INFORMATION YOU'VE LEARNED
* Here's a tip you procrastinators probably don't want to hear...avoid cramming. Studies have showed that studying material over a period of time help process the information you're learning and people who study regularly remember more material than students who don't
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*Organize! Organize your work. Our brains like to clump related information together. Use your nature to your advantage and organize your work so that your brain can clump information together
*Ever heard of PEMDAS (Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally)? This is a common mnemonic for the order of operations in mathematics, but you can use mnemonics for anything that you'd like to remember. Clump a few words together to help you associate the mnemonic with the information you want to remember.
PRACTICE makes perfect
* You want the information that you're learning to stay in you long-term memory right? Well a way to help accomplish this is repeating what you're learning. Repeating information for a few times should help you recall information later on.
Be a TEACHer
* One way to help remember material is to TEACH IT. Who would've thought? Research shows that reading material out loud and teaching information to others helps people recall information and understanding of the material.
* Catch some Z's man! Sleep is important for lots of thins and one of those many things happens to be learning. Research has shown that taking a nap right after learning something new helps with learning material faster.