Study Tips From Our Visitors

Below are some of the recent study tips that have been submitted by our visitors. To see more study tips, click on any year from the Study Tips Archive at the left. We encourage you to submit your own study tip. Click on SUBMIT A STUDY TIP below if you would like to do so.

It is best to understand what you are reading,this will help you to remember the work and also very important Go through your work every day,just so you don't stress yourself during exams or tests.

      Bianca, Student, 1  -  Namibia

If you are ever given a study guide go over it with friends that can help a lot Because you are able to talk to your friends while studying

      Kayla, Student, 6th grade  -  Connecticut

Use notecards for vocab and then each vocab word you don’t know, put into a pile (or star if using an online feature). Later go back and look at each one of these in your notes, the teachers notes, or your textbook and write down 3 sentences about the term. It really helps!

      Alina, Student, 10th  -  Illinois

Data dump everything you know about the topic of your test in the margins. Of course, the only way to do this is to review your notes from your classes 5-10 minutes each day. For students that have no job, school is your "job" and your grades are your payment. If you do a great job in school, you may get a bonus payment...a scholarship!!! Find yourself a mentor in each subject that you take (you can do this by asking your teacher to suggest a great student of theirs from the past). The student will likely have tips and guide you through how the teacher likes certain systems ran in the classroom and could never hurt to know!

      Andrea, Teacher, 9-12  -  North Carolina

Pay attention to everything your teacher says and when they repeat something it's important and may be on a test

      Hamza, Student, 7th Grade  -  Massachusetts

Find the quietest place you can, I find it easier to study and to finish my work. Easier for me to think as well.

      Bonnie, Student, 11th Grade  -  New Zealand

write things down when u think of them or take notes. when you write things down multiple times its easier to remember them because it will make u think of them more.

      Morgan, Student, 9th Grade  -  Missouri

If you still don't understand your notes, don't be afraid to ask your teacher.

      Sabrina, Student, 6th grade  -  Texas

When studying use earbuds/headphones to cancel out noise (optional- and play no music so there is a smaller chance of distractions.)

      Hailey, Other, 7th Grade  -  Nevada

Use flashcards and go over them whenever you have time. Sort out the ones you don't get right, and go over them until you understand it. It also helps to repeat the information during the day to make it stick. Ask a friend to test you.

      Crystal, Student, 6th grade  -  New York

Having somebody quiz me with vocab card before quizzes/tests helps me a lot.

      Carmen, Student, 6th Grade  -  New York

When teachers ask questions in class, write them down in a notebook so you have an idea of what could be on the test.

      Riley, Student, 9th grade  -  Pennsylvania

Focus on the class when teacher teaching you ,if you don't know something or can't understand about it ask your teacher or your friends,is very important for you to understand the subject.most important is you need study and do some quiz to test youself.

      Previna, Student  -  Malaysia

"Have notes that make sense and you can even ask a teacher about the notes to correct them if needed.”

      Lacey, Student, 8th grade  -  California

Copy your notes for whatever you will be tested on. This works really for memorizing vocabulary or any processes you need to know.

      Marissa, Student, 9th grade  -  Colorado

Like to get comfortable in my bed then pray before I start to study

      Aneka, Student, Territory   -  Jamaica

Study hard for each quiz, then when the test comes, you don't have to cram. This is an easy way to long-term study.

      Joy, Student, 11th grade  -  Rhode Island

Go for a bike ride to take a break, and go over what you have learned in your head.

      Sally, Teacher, College  -  Tennessee

Try doing a Brain Dump! Write down everything you know about your current unit and check with your notes to see where the gaps are.

      Temi, Student, 9th Grade  -  Texas

Have your parents quiz you if they can it helps a lot

      Jayla, Student, 7th grade  -  Connecticut

Be respectful and quiet and do not disturb others.

      Joseph, Student, 7th  -  North Carolina

Read 25 minutes and take 5 minutes break

      subham, Student, 8  -  India

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