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"Study in the afternoon for an hour after school. This is when what you learned that day in school will be freshest in your mind."
Student, 12th grade
9/16/2014 9:08:00 AM
"Stay focused on what you have to do for school. Your friends can wait, but assignments can't."
"Find a way to use what you have learned as soon as possible. Using what you know rather than just knowing what you know is one of the most effective study habits known to mankind. Use what you know in as many contexts as possible. "
"Be mindful of what you eat before studying and/or testing. Eating a heavy meal can make you feel sluggish and not able to absorb information. "
Louis A. Burns
New York , New York
"Study one section of a book at a time. The next time study another section. Also, test yourself to see if you remember the information from the previous section you studied. Review what you don't remember. "
Usui Thomas Wilson
Student, 11th grade
Birmingham, United Kingdom
"Don't wait until the last minute to get something done, because you will try to do everything at once and will get confused. Then you wont get anything completed. "
Student, 9th grade
"The key is to have a peaceful environment in which to study. Keep it organized and use different techniques to study. Sometimes use flash cards or sometimes make a study guide to improve your knowledge."
Student, 8th grade
"Here are some ideas to do well on tests.
1. Prepare yourself at least one week before an exam.
2. Get enough sleep; do not push yourself to study until midnight.
3. Wake up in the early morning to review the exam materials.
4. Have a discussion group with your friends.
5. Understand your teacher's grading criteria.
6. If it's an essay test, include important points your teacher said during