Posted on: August 31, 2016

Effective ways to improve study skills

Effective ways to improve study skills

Study skills are various ways or approaches towards learning something. Every individual is different in terms of their learning approaches and understanding abilities. It is better to understand one’s own way that can lead to good results. Students with better study methods suitable for them can score well in exams and become successful in life. VIU School of Test Preparation advises the following strategies to improve study skills in students

  • Regular practice is essential to learn a subject thoroughly
  • It is always better to pen it down than to just refer it
  • Refer the subject immediately after learning it in class to have a better understanding of the subject
  • Most of the times stress leads to failure. So stay away from stress to perform well in exams
  • Stress is relieved when subject is referred well in advance than before the exam
  • Study environment plays a major role in effective learning and it is always advised to choose an ideal place for effective learning
  • Before studying any new topic it is advised to know an overview about the subject
  • Skimming is the best way to get an overview about a new subject
  • Brain-storming is one of the effective ways to learn a subject
  • Group discussions can also help in better grasp of the subject
  • In most of the cases, peer based learning approach can lead to good results
  • It is advised to maintain some gaps between the study schedule rather than a continuous stretch without breaks.
  • It is advised to understand concepts rather than memorizing it.
  • It is advised to take as many practice exams as possible for a better performance at exams
  • Maintain a steady schedule
  • It is advised to practice learning material to have a better grasp on the subject

These suggestions can give a positive result towards learning a new concept in a better way