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"Try reading out loud, especially if it's something confusing like Shakespeare. Reading out loud to yourself helps you focus, and it helps you understand the context better. "
Student, 8th grade
3/7/2014 8:52:00 PM
"Identify your best time for studying. Everyone has high and low periods of attention and concentration. Are you a "morning person" or a "night person?" Use your power times to study. Use your down times for routines such as laundry and errands."
Teacher, Upper Sixth
Chitungwiza,Peri-Urban of Harare, Zimbabwe
3/7/2014 6:55:00 AM
"This may not work to everyone but its working for me. Try to read 1 just or 2 topics per day so that you completely understand them. You must give each topic time enough time for you to take in and remember the information."
Student, Form 4
Harare, Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe
"Before I can study after school I have to have a shower and change into comfortable clothes - sometimes even my pajamas. Then I sit down with a snack and a full water bottle. Then I can start to study.. doing this helps me to relax."
Student, 8th grade
Perth, Australia - Western Australia
"Make up your mind about what you are going to study. Remove everything except books and other essential items for study. Have one bottle of water. Start studying and keep drinking water slowly every five minutes. This will keep you active and alert. "
"Study in a quite place up to 45 minutes. After 45 minutes take a ten minute break. It relieves stress and gives you time to relax for a little. Repeat every 45 minutes. "
Student, Freshman in College
Los Banos, California
"I always take some long and deep breaths before I start to study. Then I am relaxed and can think clearly.
Student, 9th grade
"If you are spending a lot of time on your assignments, I reccomend working for 30 minutes, then taking a break for 30 minutes. Repeat this as long as you need to. Adjust your study schedule to allow you to do this."