Exams are often a crazy time for students because you must revise for several subjects at once. There’s no need to panic, however that only makes things worse. Take the smart approach to revising for your exams and you’ll see a big improvement in your scores. These great revision tips for students provide the golden insights you need to make the most of every available minute. So, before you sit down to revise, study these tips and you’ll get the scores you need to get into the school of your choice.
1. Tidy Room, Tidy Mind. Tidy up a bit around your dorm room. Pick up stray clothes, fold them up and pack them away. Clean up any trash left lying around, store away your knick nacks and odds and ends too. If your room’s a mess you’re likely to get distracted while you revise and this takes time and energy away from your revision. Keep your room clean as you revise as well. A tidy room helps you focus and keeps your mind freer from distractions. When you go into your room you should be immediately able to access your desk, study materials, and start focusing right away. If not, take a moment to clean and organize.
2. Cut Out All Distractions – Facebook, Twitter, and TV. Remove all of your life distractions for just a few hours while you revise. You’ll get much more accomplished in a shorter period of time and retain more information. If necessary take drastic steps to seal yourself away from all your life’s exterior distractions. Put your computer in the closet or in another room. Unplug the TV or put the remote in a place you can’t access easily like your parent’s room. These distractions will divert your attention and waste time. Social networking, your favourite television shows and even friends all have their place–and it’s not when you should be revising. Save the networking for after your revision. [Continue reading]