• Kem-Laurin Lubin

7 Study tips to make you exam-ready

As a student, one there is one inevitability – EXAMS! And that means studying. Exams can be a source of stress for many but being prepared for them can be a good way to eliminate or eliminate this stress. Here are our top tips to keep you exams-ready?

1. Create a study space (s)

The COVID-19 pandemic has created additional challenges for find both space and time to focus. Creating a space to study can help set the mood for the activity. Design a comfortable reading and writing space with good light and non-intrusive noise level to aid the process of retaining the content your need to absorb. Don’t be afraid to create multiple spaces just in case you need a change of scenery to keep things interesting. Also make sure that you add those elements that work for you – do you like the light backdrop music of a café and want to do this at home? Or do you like a quiet space? Choose a space that works for you and don’t be afraid to try what works, if you are not sure.

2. Rest and Nourishment

We all know that a good start to your day is a good breakfast and a rested mind. So, it is surprise that a good night’s sleep, learning, memory, and nourishment go hand in hand. Research suggests that sleep helps learning and memory in two separate ways. First, by improving your focus levels and allowing for a better retain the information that you are trying to process. So, don’t forget to eat a well- balanced meal and get all the rest you need before hitting the books.

3. Read to Understand

Reading is one of the main activities of study for exams. Effective and efficient reading means that you are able to understand what you read and to be able to recall the main ideas when you need them, in the shortest time possible. To re-read is inefficient and only waste much needed time that you could be doing something else. Consider some tried and trusted methods, such as