4 Study Tips For Finals

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Gearing up for finals?  Here are four study tips that can keep your mind fresh and alert.

 

1) Use the “cornell notes” method to take notes and better understand topics:

Questions/keywords in the side margin, notes in the center of the page, and a summary on the bottom of the page

2) Try an online flashcard website:

I like to use “Quizlet” — it’s a great free  site that helps you create your own digital flashcards and gives you access to a huge database of flashcards  created by other users.

3) Take notes using different color pens:

This fires up your visual memory and also makes note-taking more enjoyable (and far more visually appealing).

4) Take breaks every 25 minutes or so:

Try to study seriously for 25 minutes and reward yourself with a 5 minute break afterward — this can keep your mind fresh and increase mental agility (also known as the Pomodoro technique).

Good luck on your final exams and assignments!

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