Tip No.1 - Get Past Papers and Practice Questions
Tip No.2 - Make A Study Timetable
PREPARE your study strategy
Create a study schedule and take control of your learning. Success rarely occurs through accident or good fortune. It takes time, planning and dedication – particularly so when it comes to achieving study goals.
improve your time management
Spend your time doing what's important. When it comes to learning that is directed towards a particular exam or test, time is important and procrastination is the thief of time! Use study planner to beat procrastination and get the work done. Once you understand your study habits, you can then work on finding a better balance, adapting your plan and allocating the time needed to achieve your study goals – even in the subjects you find most challenging.
set study goals
Create a plan, stay motivated and feel confident. Knowing how to prepare a plan before a big exam or project is a valuable study skill to have. It means you can approach even the most intimidating obstacle with a cool head because you know how to break it down into more manageable chunks. Also remember to check your progress at regular intervals. In this way, you will avoid feeling overwhelmed by the workload and you will be able to focus on the tasks that appear in the study calendar. The more you prepare, the more your confidence and chances of success will increase
track your progress
Get insights into what's getting results. The best way of knowing whether your study plan is effective or not is by keeping track of how you are performing in certain subjects over time. You may use past papers to do this.
Tip No.3 - Revise Using Mind Maps and Flash Cards
Mind Maps allow you to communicate your thoughts in an appealing clear and fun way. By using this creative studying technique, you are able to visually plot complex concepts for a deeper learning experience. Flash cards are also used for convenience by summarising large chunks of information making them available in portable form. Here are a few example of flashcards and mind maps that you may use for you studies all of these were provided by Andrew Power.