1 Don’t wait till the last minute!
This studying habit should be self explanatory. If you don’t leave yourself enough time to study you’re in some trouble. Good news is that you can plan in advance for this, and complete assignments and set goals for yourself well before your assignment is due. This isn’t just a good studying habit to learn, but a good life tip. Do you know the 6 Ps? Prior Planning Prevents Piss Poor Performance!
2 . Prioritize
Doing the easiest task/section/topic right away may not be the best use of your time. Think about what you need to learn most. In other words, what will take you the most time to learn or complete? Perhaps you should do that first. A major component of good studying habits is doing what needs to be done first, even if it’s not what you want to do.
- Don’t study in your pajamas!
Whether you’re studying at home, at school, or at a library, you need to be alert and ready to go. This means showering, changing into your clothing, brushing your teeth, and sitting in a chair. Don’t lie in bed while you’re studying!
- Review your notes daily.
You should be taking notes, both in class, and in your daily readings. These notes should not have every single detail, but just the main points. These will jog your memory and help you remember the topics discussed and/or read. You should review these notes daily. While it won’t take a long time, it will produce tremendous results.
Those are 4 quick, easy studying habits you can implement right now, and see the difference immediately. If you want to study better, get better grades, and overall produce better results, put these 4 tips into effect today!