Resources - Studying Tips

  • Studying Tips:

    • Set aside a place and time to study
    • Plan for study breaks
      • Study for 20 minutes, then take a break
    • Keep study supplies handy
    • Avoid distractions and interruptions

    Extra Study Time:

    • Write down facts, formulas, lists, and vocabulary words on index cards, then read over them in a few minutes.
    • Tape hard to remember information in your locker, then read and repeat every time you open the door.
    • Use time in a car, bus, or line to study index cards

    Strategies for Test Anxiety

    • Practice deep breathing before exams
    • Close your eyes and use self-talk to review hard to remember facts
    • Before looking at exam write down all information you are afraid you may forget
    • Look over exam, complete sections you find the easiest first (e.g., multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, essay, etc.)