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Are you a university student studying for upcoming exams? Read this article to find out more about the best revision techniques.
1. Flash Cards
Make sure you know what content you are expected to revise. Once you know what you need to learn, break down each subject into smaller topics and sub-topics. This should leave you with ‘bitesize’ chunks of information for each card.
2. Past Papers
getting used to the style of questions is a big part of the exams! It allows you to check your knowledge and familiarise yourself with the setup of the exam paper.
3. YouTube Videos
These are a great option for students who prefer to learn by listening, rather than reading or writing. It’s also a quicker revision technique as it doesn’t involve making your own resources.
4. Teach Someone Else
It’s hard to maintain focus when you’re revising alone, particularly with distractions like phones nearby. This revision method provides you a different approach where try to explain a topic to someone else. This could be a friend, parent or sibling.
5. Study Groups
Having friends around, all of whom are also revising for similar exams, can be a great way to motivate yourself to study. Ask each other questions to test your knowledge or work through complex and challenging maths questions together.
Obviously there are many revision techniques you can use to revise there is no right or wrong. However, these are some suggestions.
Good Luck with your exams!!