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10 Simple Steps To Study And Make Good Grades – Tips For Average Students 

1. Find your motivation
No one would tell you, but this should be your first step before picking up your books to study. Motivation is the only force that would make you focus on what you intend reading. I attended a private university – so expensive, and I felt I wouldn’t want to let my parents’ money go to waste.
That was the motivation that propelled me, and other tips only helped me read the right way. There are so many other forces that could serve as your motivation;
- Fear of failure
- Competition from your peers
- Prospect of landing a great job with your good result
- Bragging rights
- Rewards from parents
Whatever would make you become motivated to read, just find it. No matter how boring the course might seem, your motivation would make it look attractive to you.
2. Keep Yourself Organized
I don’t read till about 3 weeks to the exam, then I bring out the reading beast in me. This is why I intend to show you the best ways to study. Being organized would help you stick to your timetable and know how you intend to cover up your syllabus.
I would always read from 8 am till 5 pm at the school library. Then I take a break of 2 hours, and then go back and read all night until 5 am in the morning. I was so organized that it became a part and parcel of me.
3. Research about your lecturer
Research is king! Before writing the exam of any professor, you should know how he sets his exams. This would help you read right, and know what to expect in the exam or test. I draw the analysis of most lecturers from their past questions, quizzes and assignments.
I check out the ways they prepare their exam questions, and I read according to their exam methods. It would make it easier to study when you already know the exam pattern to expect. This is not a guarantee that the exam pattern would change, but it stays the same in most cases.
4. Make use of your Syllabus
Not being able to study could be one of the roadblocks to studying effectively. One of the best ways to study is to make use of your syllabus and know what to expect in the exam. It would help you know the topics to cover, and you prepare well for them.
5. Write it down
Writing down core points in what you are studying is one of the effective ways to read and assimilate properly. You don’t read your textbook for an exam like you read a literary novel.
If you are the ‘visual’ type of student who can easily grasp the concept of study by drawing or diagrams, then this method should be one of your best ways to study.
6. Repeat it
Repetition is one of the ways to study effectively. After writing down the points you’ve jotted down, it is imperative to re-write them down again on a separate paper. This would help your brain recall it faster as it would in an examination situation.
7. Get rid of distractions
To study better, you should do away with distractions. Several times I have seen people complain that they can’t do without music while reading – this is bad. The brain functions best when it mono-tasks.
Listening to a song while reading would serve as a sweet and silent distraction to you, but you would know it. This is because the brain tries to process the song being heard, and also the book being read. Stick to one and get it completed.
8.Take a break
Back then at college, I would run around the reading class unclad alongside other crazy friends. This was our own way of taking a break to relax the brain and allow ideas and concepts to sink into the mind.
9. Learn to sing it
This is one of the most effective ways to study for subjects you have no interest in. It is mostly employed by female students most times. It helps you to memorize better especially for long items and listings.
10. Learn to have a good sleep
Unless the exam is the next day, learn to have a good night sleep. It helps the body rejuvenate and ready for the next day.
During exam days, it is necessary to find the perfect time to have a good sleep. I always had one exam per day, so I always sacrificed my night sleep to read, while I sleep during the day immediately after my exam.
Now you’ve known the best ways to study, you should also know that it takes discipline and dedication to get it done. These tips would surely transform you from an average student and make you top your class as you make good grades.


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