10 Awesome Ways To Study For An Exam
How to get
that knowledge crammed into your brain
Guys, we’re approaching that time of year again. If you’re in university, you
might already be at the precipice of hell week. For people who
don’t know, hell week is typically one or two weeks of hell during each year of university. It’s a time when you
have multiple exams and coursework due. It can be an absolute nightmare and in the later years, many people
break down under the pressure. But that’s all part of the university challenge, and there’s only one way to get
through it. You need to study as hard as you can in the most effective way
possible. Here are some awesome ways you can get that information crammed into your cranium.
|Studying for an exam is a challenging and
demanding task, which can be helped by utilizing some smart ways for better knowledge
Ah cramming, a technique that has been used by every generation of student. But
does it work and how should you go about it? To cram, you simply need to read as much information as possible as
near to exam time as you can. It will work as long as you are concentrating on what you’re reading. Information
will be stored in your short term memory
Studying? There’s an app for
There’s an awesome revision app that
allows you to create multiple choice answers from information. That way you can craft your own revision and
practice things that you suck at the most.
Before you go to bed, try this one out. Record as much information that you need
to know as you can. After that, play it on a loop while you sleep. Our minds are functioning at a faster rate while
we’re sleeping. They can pick up more information in a shorter time. The problem is this information will be
stored, but you won’t realise it’s there. You’ll need to trigger the info. A quick practise test should do
If you have a friend, write down some cue cards and get them to test you. It’s
easy, simple to do and works a charm. Just make sure you aren’t cheating because you’ll only be fooling
Are mind maps useful? Sure, they’re a great way to lay out complex information so
that it’s easy to understand. You just have to be careful that you don’t spend all your time making the map
If you want to achieve great grades, encourage yourself by promising to buy
something if you do well. You just need to make sure you don’t kid yourself. Don’t buy it unless you pass with
Or, how about punishing yourself if you do badly. Just think about all the
studying you’ll need to do over the summer if you fail. That should give you enough encouragement to work hard and
get the grades.
|Instead of looking for shortcuts, sometime the
best and quickest way to learn
and retain knowledge is simply to study hard for your exams. (Img:
Another way to learn complex information is to connect it phonetically with other
words. This actually takes some thought to get the hang of, but it’s worth it. Students have even been known to
write entire stories that connect with info they need to know.
Alternately, you could write a song with the info you need. You’ll be surprised
how fantastic the human mind is at learning information in rhythm. It’s the reason why earworms even exist.
Annoying, and proof singing about the number of bones in the
body isn’t as silly as it sounds.
Finally, you can just check out some videos on youtube. If you search the web, we
guarantee you’ll find some other students who have learned innovative ways to utilize their memory. You’ll just
have to try not to get distracted by all the other info out
there. Or, you could just pray the exam is multiple choice.