So how do you navigate it all? This page will help you work out the best ways to revise. The blogs below on study skills will help ensure you are on the right path.
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This blog outlines 5 proven hacks and ways to revise that increase your chances of succeeding!
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There are many ways to revise better. The most effective strategy that experts recommend is called ‘retrieval practice’ or the ‘testing effect’. This is doing an activity that means you have to answer questions. This can take the form of past papers, quizzes, multiple choice tests or having someone (either a family or friend) ask you questions about what you have been studying. By having to answer questions, it cements knowledge into your long term memory. Check out our blog on effective revision.
Probably not. Although many students say they feel it helps their revision, research suggests that people who learn things whilst learning music are able to recall less later on in the exam. It may help your mood or boost your motivation, but when it comes to learning and remembering complex information, listening to music probably competes for attention and can be quite distracting. We have written about some revision hacks that do work however!
The more revision you do, the more likely you are to remember the material. There are no shortcuts. However, really effective revision is all about quality and quantity. The way you revise makes a difference. That is why it is important to space out your revision, mix up your subjects and do lots of tests, quizzes and past papers.
By turning it off. Instant messaging and social media can be so distracting. This can hinder your memory and also lead to procrastination. By turning your phone off, or at least on airplane mode, you can focus fully on what you want to learn and revise. We know it's hard, and that's why we've produced a number of blogs and infographics on how and why you should spend less time on your phone.
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