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Study Habits for High School
If you want to study less and learn more effectively, getting study skills help will take your grades to the next level. Some ways to do this include spacing out your learning as much as possible. If you cram, you make it harder on yourself. If you learn and then allow yourself to forget, you make it easier to place the concept in your long-term memory. When you’re studying, we also recommend to use the Pomodoro technique of 25 minutes of study followed by 5 minutes of rest away from your task. This is scientifically proven to increase your focus. Aim to work with an all-or-nothing approach and you will make it easier to learn over time. Also, feel free to keep going after 25 minutes if you still feel focused.
You can create your own quiz based on the content that you learned as well based on everything you are learning. Ultimately, your success will increase with more work on related problems in the highest quantity you can tolerate. This means that you will study more effectively by pushing yourself. Another great way to train your memory involves mnemonics. For example, you can identify 10 objects in your kitchen and start placing the objects you want to memorize next to each object. To memorize sodium (Na) on the periodic table, you can associate it with the spoons.
Prepare for College Success
Another great way to improve your ability to study consists of getting emotionally involved with your topic. If you want to learn chemistry better, you can find some interesting videos about how chemistry gets used on a daily basis. Perhaps you could visit a chemistry lab so to see some professionals in action. Podcasts, documentaries, and even visiting a museum could work as motivators.
Exercise normally would not qualify as a tip for building study skills, but going for a walk can help relax your mind after a long study session. This allows your brain to review the content you have learned in the background while you focus on putting one foot in front of the other. Once you get back to studying, take the time to work on problems in a group study session. While too much group time can lead you to rely on others for help, narrowly targeted study sessions will help you attack the subject from an alternate point of view and explain what you learned to others. For more study skills help, check out our Study Tips for College Students guide to learning success.