Exams are part of your school life Here are 5 tips to revise for GCSE’s. These are also good tips for any exams you need to study for.
Nothing beats hard-work, especially when it comes to studying, but there are ways you can guide your brain to remember information easier which supports your ability to learn.
1. Create a Revision Timetable
Creating a revision timetable is a great way to organise your study time, plus it also helps boost your motivation to revise for your exams.
2. Take Regular Study Breaks
Taking regular study breaks and exercising is proven to engaging your brain in studying and improve your exam performance in the long-run.
Exercises especially Martial Arts, calms your brain and increase focus. So remember to continue your training during exam season.
3. Use Mind Maps to Connect Ideas
The theory behind mind mapping explains that making associations by connecting ideas helps you to memorise information easier and quicker..
4. Understand Your Learning Style
Once you understand whether you are a visual, auditory, reading/writing or kinaesthetic learner, then remembering and recalling new information will become much easier. Practice will also tell you if you work better studying during the night or in the morning/daytime.
5. Practice, Practice, Practice
Practising past papers will help you get familiar with the exam format, question style, time pressure and overall improve your ability to retrieve information quicker.