A LOOK AT THE TEN STUDY HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS
Successful students have good
study habits. They apply these habits and it definitely works for them. the following study habits are necessary for success to be achieved.
Try not to do too much
studying at one time.
If you try to do too much studying at one time, you would get tired
and your studying will not be very effective. Space out the work you
have to do over shorter periods of time. Taking short breaks will
restore your mental energy.
Plan specific time for
Study time is time spent on something related to schoolwork. It can be
completing assigned reading, working on a paper or project, or
studying for a test. Schedule specific time throughout the week for
Try to study at the same
time each day.
Studying at the same time each day establishes a routine that becomes
a part of your life, just like sleeping and eating. When a scheduled
study time comes up during the day, you will be mentally prepared to
Setting specific goals for
study times. Goals
will help you stay focused and monitor your progress. Simply sitting
down to study has little value. You must be very clear about what you
want to accomplish during your study times.
Start studying when
You may delay starting your studying because you don't like an
assignment or think it is too hard. A delay in studying is called "procrastination."
If you procrastinate for any reason, you will find it difficult to get
everything done when you need to. You may rush to make up the time you
wasted getting started, resulting in careless work and errors.
Working on assignments they
find most difficult first.
Your most difficult assignment will require the most effort. Start
with your most difficult assignment since this is when you have the
most mental energy.
Review their notes before
beginning an assignment.
Reviewing your notes can help you make sure you are doing an
assignment correctly. Also, your notes may include information that
will help you complete an assignment.
Tell their friends not to
call them during their study time.
Two study problems can occur if your friends call you during your
study time. Firstly, your work is interrupted. It is not that easy to
get back to what you were doing. Secondly, your friends may talk about
things that will distract you from what you need to do. Here's a
simple idea - turn off your cell phone during study time.
Call another student when
they have difficulty with an assignment.
This is a case where "two heads may be better than one."
Review their schoolwork
over the weekend.
Yes, weekends should be fun time. But there is also time to do some
review. This would help you a lot because it makes you fully prepared
to continue with studies for the new week. And by so doing, nothing is
These ten study habits can help
you throughout your education. Make sure they are your study habits. What is
it you are lacking in all these? Work on it and join the group of successful