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motivating yourself to study

motivating yourself to study

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start off by

start off by

discovering why you procrastinate - phone addiction / unwilling to study ?

avoid procrastinating by stopping the reason you procrastinate

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break down the material !! what do you need to study for ??

gather all those subject materials and rearrange them !

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start studying

start studying

create a study routine [ go to instagram for inspo ] - decide what you’re going to do for the day like what subjects you study / when you study / when you eat or wake up

-find out which method works best for you : eg . the pomodoro technique , work for 25 mins and with 5 mins of break in between ; through experience like flashcards , mind-maps , and past papers

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reminder

studying doesn’t last forever and hard work always brings good outcome !!

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use mind-maps to organise info

organise everything you need to know in mind-maps . it’s always easier to understand with mind-maps !

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understand the topic

understand the topic

understanding it will make it much easier to memorise and you will also do better

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make your own study sheet

make your own study sheet

write everything you need to know on a piece of paper , and only focus on that while studying

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write your notes by hand

it’s way more effective to write your notes by hand rather than typing it out , it gives you a deeper understanding and allows you to memorise it better

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write notes in bright / pastel ink rather than dark ink

write notes in bright / pastel ink rather than dark ink

it helps you remember things better as the colour is sharper

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use past papers

use past papers

not only is there a high chance of a repeated question , you can also train yourself and understand the standard of how hard the test will be

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watch youtube videos

it helps you to understand more listening to a person explaining the topic out loud

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true explaining your topic out loud

talk and speak . you’ll understand and memorise your notes better since you’ve actually experienced reading it out loud

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ask yourself questions related to the topic

test your own knowledge by asking a few questions made up by you / from the textbooks of your revision

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study in short bursts

study in short bursts

have short study sessions and don’t just study for the entire day ! your brain needs to rest and time to process everything

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don’t expect motivation all the time

don’t expect motivation all the time

if you don’t feel motivational do something else to boost your mood , doesn’t work you up to study but at least makes you feel better .

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exercise your brain

exercise your brain

there’s many ways to exercise your brain for your studying to become more efficient : going on a run / working-out / doing your hobbies / talking with someone…

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get plenty of rest

get plenty of rest

sleep allows your brain to rest and process everything , such that what you’ve revised for will be properly digested

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reward yourself every now and then

reward yourself every now and then

allow yourself to use your phone / game after you worked hard , it’ll feel like you actually have something to work to

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study at your own pace

some people study fast and some need time , it’s really alright regardless of your pace . be true and honest to yourself and follow your own pace

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silence your phone

silence your phone

phones can be a huge distraction therefore silence it and check it when you take your break

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don’t cram revision in few days before the test

instead , revise loosely for around a week , renewing your memory every day really helps with revision

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work in a peaceful and quiet environment

work in a peaceful and quiet environment

set your study space in a quiet environment to avoid any distractions / unwanted noise , it allows you to focus on your studies and to absorb everything better . a suggested work place is the library

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keep snacks , water , and equipment nearby

keep snacks , water , and equipment nearby

doing this will have to avoid you from getting up and moving around , which may divert your concentration

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study in a group

study in a group

the more the merrier ! more people studying will also affect your brain and boost its competency

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use the same tactic every time you study

if one study tactic works , then it’s for you . continue using that system for you to revise better

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visualise your success

set a grade goal and work towards it , it’s usually easier and more efficient

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reminder

focus on the process , not the result !! if you didn’t do well , find out why and do better next time 

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tips in class

tips in class

go to lessons and arrive on time

take notes you can memorise well

pay attention in the lesson

ask for help if needed

don’t gossip and help others instead

ask questions and take part

don’t look at the clock / your watch

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tips at home

tips at home

reread notes written that day when you get home - it only takes 10 mins

make sure you ate breakfast

stay organised ( eg . pack your bag the night before , do your homework early )

don’t completely focus on studies , do things that you enjoy yourself

do 45 mins of work and 15 mins of rest

go after previous work that you’ve done

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tips for organisation

tips for organisation

ideally do your work a few days before it’s due or the day you get it , such that you don’t stress about it later

use a planner / notebook to keep track of what’s due and when

do all your homework with effort , as it’s set with the reason to help you

tidy your materials

stick on worksheets that may get loose

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