Education Minute #2 - Study Skills

Today, let’s talk about strong study habits for high school and college students. As students get older, school gets more rigorous. Learning how to study effectively sets you up for success. Here are 10 pointers for improving study time.

1. Don't attempt to cram all your studying into one session. Plan more frequent, shorter study periods.

2. Plan when you're going to study, and never procrastinate your planned study time.

3. Create a consistent daily routine by studying at the same time.

4. Set specific goals for each study session based on your upcoming assignments and tests.

5. Start with the most difficult subject first.

6. Review your notes before starting an assignment.

7. Eliminate distractions while you are studying.

8. Take short breaks to stretch, get fresh air, or grab a snack.

9. Use study groups effectively.

10. Review your notes, schoolwork and other class materials over the weekend to prepare your mind for the coming week.