Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Creative Study Techniques is Actually Work

S-T-U-D-Y.this time of year,those 5 letters are looming over every college student's head. With so much emphasis placed on final exams and projects, it's easy to let that daunting task make you totally crazy. But there is a way to fight back. Whether you've got senioritis or just can't stop daydreaming about summer plans, we've got some equally crazy and innovative tips to help you make the grade.
Savvy Study Tip1:- Reward yourself
Why it works: Colleen Roberts, a tutor at Kumon Learning Center, says that rewards are a great way to keep you going. The idea of indulging after a job well done works for all ages. At Kumon, kids get “money” to spend on prizes if they answer practice questions correctly. And few would argue that chocolate is a pretty sweet reward.While good grades are a great reward, sometimes you need something more immediate to keep you going.  “Sometimes, if I finish a chapter of a textbook I'm studying from, I'll reward myself with a piece of chocolate or an improv dance session,” says Her Campus writer Aylin Erman. “It keeps things exciting and keeps me motivated.”
Savvy Study Tip2:- Get hypnotized.
Why it works: Eileen Strong, a teacher and public speaker trained in clinical-therapeutic hypnosis, explains the science behind it all. Put simply, hypnosis helps your conscious and subconscious mind work together, making it possible to retain information up to six times faster. To get similar effects when you're short on time, Strong suggests repeating this phrase to yourself:                                                                                                                                                                                                                      “I choose to be in control. Remembering what I studied is okay with me.” This is essentially a practice of positive affirmation.  Often, believing you're going to ace a test is all it takes.Most people think of hypnosis as a form of entertainment — most hypnosis performances involve making people moo like a cow or act out a scenario for an audience. But hypnosis can actually help boost your GPA.
 Savvy Study Tip5:- Laugh a little
Why it works: With so much stress attached to getting good grades, we often walk into testing situations feeling pretty unhappy. By connecting the material to something positive or funny, you have a better chance of relaxing and remembering all those facts and figures.
Roberts says that creating funny acronyms is the perfect way to jog her memory during a test. “Sometimes, if it's a really difficult fact, I'll read it with a funny emphasis,” she says. “Or I'll remember that I read it during Seinfeld and be like 'oh the election of 1896? Seinfeld.”
Savvy Study Tip6:- To see the grade is to get the grade.
Why it works: Okay, so that sounds a bit cheesy, but visualization is an incredibly effective study technique.  Studies show that professional athletes who visualized a game for the length of the actual game did just as well or better than those who practiced. You're already a master at convincing yourself to put off homework, so why not use that brainpower for good?

Literally picture yourself filling in all the right answers or imagine your teacher handing back an A+ paper.
Finally, it's important to remember that cramming may be okay in moderation, but should still be avoided at all costs. “Not only do you stress about learning everything in one night and most likely forget most of it, you also miss out on sleep, which a lot of people underestimate,”Says Jawad

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