Some tips to improve your study skills
If you have studied everything well,but cannot repeat the same in the answer sheet,here are some tips which you could use to improve your study skills and make it more efficient and fruitful.It does not matter if you are a college student or middle school student,the basic study skills to improve your grades and make studying fun are the same.
1.Having a goal
The first and foremost thing you need to study well is an aim.Learning skills come from your desire to study and reach a position no matter who you are-a college student or a school student.The first study skill is learning the best possible way by which you can keep yourself entertained to study.Having a goal is a very good way to do it.
2.Place of study.
Always try to study in a particular place.Choose a suitable place for your study and prepare it so that there is nothing around you which could turn your attention(like magazines etc.)It would be better if you sit in your study table.Never lie down anywhere while studyng-you are sure to go into sleep.Try to study in a place where lot of light & air could enter.
Try to keep a specific place for studying.
3.Never Study continuosly for many hours
Never Study continuously for many hours.This could damage your eyes,brain etc and make you a worm.Rest for some 10mins after a study of 50mins.Drink some water,go around and chat with someone or read some books.
You can have 2 or 3 schedules like this and take an interval of 2 hours after that.
4.Make a note of what you are reading
Study by scribbling on a rough note.Scribble formulas,important terms etc. on that note.This will help to keep those ideas in your mind.Use it for future reference also.
Always solve numericals by writing.Never read out the problems or make it by-heart.
5.Reading what you learn
Old people ask to read loudly while we study.It is good for small children but not practical for students in higher classes.Reading loudly can make you dizzy.So it is not a good idea.
Read with enough sound so that you can hear yourself.
6.Right time to study
Never study after you have eaten full or if you are starving.Studying with a full stomach will make you sleep and with a starving stomach wouldn't help you at all.Your brain wont act along with you.
There is no right time to study for a child.It depends on the child.Each child will have different times depending upon their habit.The student should study at a time when he/she is best comfortable to.Parents shouldn't compel them to study according to their wish.
7.Revise what you have learned.
Revise your portions if you have spare time.This will help you remember things.
Revise important formulas etc. just before you go into the exam hall(it would be easy if you make an easy-note of the formulas).
Revise by imagining that you are explaining something to your friend.This is also a good method of study.Refer previous year questions and other important Questions from guides which are sure to come.
Always start studying with the chapters you like so that you will be in that mood to study and then move on to the hard ones.
Take good rest the day before your exam especially if you are going to write your mathematics exam.Do not stay late night even if you haven't studied everything.
8.Never learn concepts by-heart
Concepts/principles should never be learned by heart.Always understand the content and think practically with some interesting examples.
Learning by-heart is never going to help you in your future.It stays in mind just for your exam the coming day.But that is not enough.If learn by understanding the concept,you could answer any question based on that concept.
9.Do not study too much
Do not read too many text books.
Choose some texts which you find are elaborative and explains the concept or the story in a simple language and refer them.If you are looking for a higher level of study you can refer many text books,but it is always important not to loose the basic concepts while following many textbooks.
The point is that you should not make your brain saturated.
IF you find that studying alone is a monotonous job you can call your friends and have combine study.
Do it only if you are sure that it will be useful.Personally it hasn't worked out for me.I would just beat jokes and go around with them.
The best people to do combine study with are people who are less smart in 'studies' than yourself.But they should have the desire to catch up and learn things.Eventually,you will be the more rewarded person when you try to make him understand things.
Leave aside all these tips: if you have a goal or if you have something to achieve all these tips would come to you naturally.But if you have to compel yourselves to study then there is no other way but to make the situations right,by which,you would come into that kind of a mood.Once you are in that mood,never let it go.Don't go behind things that can take you away from that zone until you reach YOUR GOAL.Your goal is what is important.Don't be a loser giving up before you reach your goal.Just keep on working hard.Just don't give up.
"Life will hit you hard.It ain't about how hard you hit.Its about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.It's about how much you can take and keep moving forward."- Sylvester Stallone(ROCKY BALBOA)
Hope this hub was useful for you.
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© 2011 Sharooq Farzeen A K
mokshith on October 16, 2020:
thank you i did not have interest before this tips
Richard on January 08, 2018:
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aditya on September 29, 2017:
It was helpful
Aravind on March 01, 2017:
I will try mt level best tqq!!!!!!!
chethu on September 13, 2016:
Thanks for giving such a good tips to us
Keene Bree on September 06, 2016:
Thank you so much!
Its really a great help for my Speech
Elroy on August 28, 2016:
Awesome tips man! I will follow them and try to make myself a good future! Thanks a lot!
Nakshathra Sati on July 08, 2016:
nice article , got big ideas to study hard
Shashi yadav on July 05, 2016:
Good suggestions..outcome would be great if followed properly.
waseem Butt on July 04, 2016:
Lavanya on April 20, 2016:
Very nice. Tips was very interesting..
pranaya on February 24, 2016:
i think it helps to many
Sharooq Farzeen A K (author) from India on November 10, 2015:
Akshay,It's all about learning to manage things
jorden on November 09, 2015:
salini on November 05, 2015:
vaibhav on November 03, 2015:
it is ver good hint to study and make your mood happy
Akshay on October 23, 2015:
Sir your tips is very nice but please give tips on how to avoide girl from our study life becaouse in this age study very important but attraction also increase day by day so give tips how manage study with this situations
Pallavi on October 13, 2015:
babu on October 08, 2015:
angel on October 02, 2015:
Thanks for this article... must try to follow it...
jamal on September 30, 2015:
helps in great way
Ameer on September 10, 2015:
nic tips waiting for some of this i will follow this if i remeber it.
Prakash pawar on August 19, 2015:
Thank u so much to give you a tips to study skills
i try to accept a lesson from this tips
uday on August 17, 2015:
nice one really helpfull
Swapneel on August 11, 2015:
Thank u for ur Kind Suggestion.....This tips would be Turning point of my life.....
shravan on August 01, 2015:
karthik on July 24, 2015:
sunny giri on June 28, 2015:
Gud tips, never study more than 1hr
Condition Study less dan equal 1hr at a time
monika rao on June 27, 2015:
sai Kumar on April 05, 2015:
it's very nice. And my tip is to love the studies.
hamza qureshi on April 04, 2015:
janardhan on April 02, 2015:
hhmmmmmm great explanation to do a step by step process of succes.......
firstname.lastname@example.org on March 26, 2015:
seriously i don't have interest on studies. although i applied for m-tech,
just guide me for improve myself and get an interest on studies. pls...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
deepak bisht on February 02, 2015:
iry on January 28, 2015:
leena on January 24, 2015:
thanks in a best idea
GEEMA GEORGE on January 17, 2015:
it's a reallly helpful article..thanks a lot...
let me change my way of studies and adopt smarter ways to be the best student
tibinthu on December 28, 2014:
Will follow this today onwards..
Pruthviraj on December 11, 2014:
it helps me in gaining interest on studies
singer apekshya on November 29, 2014:
movitaing it helps me a lot .......thx
nisha on October 15, 2014:
Thanks for helping me it is very good article :-) I love it.
Sarah Sahar on October 13, 2014:
WOW.. Good ideas ! Well I was going to loose interest in studies but now after reading it will be easy to manage studyyy :D
It will help me in present nd future too.
Thank You so much.
And pray for my exams OK!
kanchan on September 24, 2014:
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khushi on August 14, 2014:
Thanks......it was impressive
Pratap on July 24, 2014:
super workshop for study skills
12222 on July 22, 2014:
kinali on July 19, 2014:
Great tips,today onwards I will surely follow these tips .thanks a lot sir
roselyn on May 28, 2014:
Trick your brain
putti on May 13, 2014:
Itz vry useful fo me to go thru d studies effectively. Ty u....
Sharooq Farzeen A K (author) from India on May 10, 2014:
pratik on May 03, 2014:
manu thataguni on April 27, 2014:
Lik to follow d tips given!!!?
Sharooq Farzeen A K (author) from India on April 08, 2014:
thank you manikanth.
Manikanth Babu on April 03, 2014:
Awesum article im very much inspired to study thank u ..........is there any btech students here plzz contact me for combined studies im a final yr student im very much hesitated to study alone i can't provide my intrest in my studies so i would like tostudy with d people who r goid at studies.............thank u........urs loving friend Manikanth Babu 8143377224
Manikanth Babu on April 03, 2014:
Awesum article im very much inspired to study thank u ..........is there any btech students here plzz contact me for combined studies im a final yr student im very much hesitated to study alone i can't provide my intrest in my studies so i would like tostudy with d people who r goid at studies.............thank u........urs loving friend Manikanth Babu
Ahana Singh from India on February 23, 2014:
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raju on January 27, 2014:
i had read many books and i get my interst rapidly and it goes i thing i would fine reach my goal by these method thanks on f.b ''king rebel.raju''
Sharooq Farzeen A K (author) from India on December 25, 2013:
yeah.you are right rakshu
rakshu on December 25, 2013:
Some tips I have done, but some I have to do it compulsory
ramya on December 23, 2013:
it is good i can do it
Varun on December 14, 2013:
i know all these before itself..
but still.....nice points!
gujar najeebullah on November 21, 2013:
Thank you so much!
Kavitha on November 16, 2013:
it is very good for student's for their good life
MU MAARIMUTHU on November 14, 2013:
Its nice .
Sharooq Farzeen A K (author) from India on October 24, 2013:
shashank sharma on October 23, 2013:
tremendous tips to follow in life .
tushar on October 07, 2013:
sunidhi shahdeo on September 18, 2013:
studying is a boring thing but it's important too
abhiranjan on July 20, 2013:
awesome tips to follow.......
Manisha on June 07, 2013:
I like the tip will definitely like to try out for my kids. Thank you.
suraj on May 27, 2013:
nice article.will surely help me a lot
Sharooq Farzeen A K (author) from India on February 20, 2013:
rinisha on February 19, 2013:
ranjith on February 16, 2013:
nice..but its difficulty t apply
tusshar .d on February 16, 2013:
best information for future
Christeena Abraham K.S on February 03, 2013:
Thank you 4 ur best information . . . . . ........................ . . . . . ............ GOD BLESS YOU..............................................
gundu on February 02, 2013:
very nice tips...thank u bt i knw alrdy this cmmnds...bcz i`m a state topper...
riya on January 30, 2013:
sandia on January 27, 2013:
galib on January 24, 2013:
nice one,it really works 4 d students
rudresh pradhani on January 16, 2013:
ya dis is good...:P
Vinithatham on January 14, 2013:
man u stole "Rocky Balboa's" line man......... its my most favorite line...... any way thanks for the tips ..... :)
aisha on January 12, 2013:
gud one yr
Sharooq Farzeen A K (author) from India on January 07, 2013:
Tharishanah on December 30, 2012:
Wow such a great tips .It is useful too very very useful...
sraboni on December 29, 2012:
u have given imp tips i ll try it and i hope its very effective
sharaff on December 06, 2012:
ravi on December 02, 2012:
thank u for ur awesome tips . .
sid on November 29, 2012:
awesome study tips thank you
Raija on November 28, 2012:
amazing tips for students
sai vinay on November 25, 2012:
hi buddies. the above words are more impressive and they are help full for all.
Toby on November 06, 2012:
You did a great job making this article! Help me out a lot! :)
k on November 02, 2012:
thank u for making me get interest in studies
anu on October 31, 2012:
Priyanka J. on October 27, 2012:
These tips are really helpful n i found them practical too....
Thanks for providing them...