·Walk Before An Exam- It’s been proven that exercise can boost your memory and brain power. 20 minutes exercise before an examcan improve performance.
·Speak Out Loud Instead of Simply Reading- You will be surprised how much more you can remember when you’ve said it out loud.
·Reward Yourself With A Treat- There are many ways to integrate a reward system into your habits so you learn how to study for exams more efficiently. Just put some chocolates between pages to get yourself motivated.
·Teach What You Have Learned- The best way to test if you really understand something is to try to teach it to someone else. If you can’t get anyone to listen to you just try to explain it to yourself.
·Draw Diagrams- Drawing diagrams will help you to visualise information which would be hard to describe. This creates avisual memory in your mind which can be recalledin an exam.
·Watch a Documentary on the Topic- Documentaries are an entertaining way of compacting an entire story into a short timeframe. This will help you remember key details from a story plus you may even get extra credit for mentioning that you took the initiative and watched a film about the topic.
·Take Regular Study Breaks- When your brain is working, you need to take regular study breaks to help your brain absorb more information but also tokeep you motivated and focusedwhen you are working. Take a short break after 30-40 minutes study as your focus and concentration will become impaired after this period.
·Listen to the Correct Type of Music- listening music can also help to keep mind fresh and helps to remember things easily.
·Make Your Study Space Portable- We may be creatures of habit with favourite seats in the library but information retention actually improves when you vary the places where you study. Just keep changing the place of your study whether you are at home or somewhere.
·Practice- Practicing sample answers to past exam questions can help train your brain to retrieve information. The same applies toReading tests.
·Don’t Stay Up All Night Before an Exam- Make sure to get adequate rest the nights leading up to your exams. When you sleep,your brain assimilates the informationyou have learned when studying so getting a good night’s sleep will help you remember.