smart study Tips
10 proven tips to study smarter, not harder
Study in short chunks
Try setting aside 30 minutes before or after work to dedicate to your study
Get in the zone
Create the ideal study space, and gather all the books and items you will need.
Sleep well and exercise
It also pays to stay hydrated and get up to move in between your 30-minute sessions.
Write flash cards
Your brain stores information better when you’ve written something down after you're read or heard it.
Connect the dots
Learning to make connections when you consume information pays dividends.
Make a list of study goals and tick them off when you complete them.
Practice tests are a good way to see where you’re at, and where you might need to focus
Aim to teach it
Tests have shown that people who study material to teach it to others, absorb the information
Read aloud and recall
A handy trick is to close your eyes and try to recall what they say to help further cement your main points and arguments.
Lose the screen
So to mix up your study, try printing out some of your lecture notes or online articles, and give those eyes a rest