• October 21st - All Region Choir Auditions

  • October 23rd-31st - Red Ribbon Week

  • October 27th - Fort Smith Southside @ LRCH

Annie Simon:Students’ study struggles solved

Annie Simon, Lifestyle Editor

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






You check the clock and see that it’s midnight, and you still have piles of homework to do and two tests tomorrow that you aren’t prepared for. We have all been there, and the start of a new year gives you a new opportunity to take control.

The first step to improve your study tactics is to make a study schedule. Making a plan of when you are going to study helps assure that you are prepared for class everyday. Without a schedule, it is easy to lose track of assignments or let them pile up. Scheduling certain times to study for your classes helps you retain the knowledge you are studying. This will allow you to be prepared for semester exams in December and at the end of the year.

Once you’ve made your study schedule, figuring out the best way you personally learn makes studying more rewarding. If you are a visual learner, making flash cards might be a helpful way for you to study. If you are an auditory learner, looking up videos on what you are confused about can help you understand the subject better. Understanding the way you learn helps you study and prepare for tests better. The best thing you can do is try a variety of methods and see what works for you.

Also, write down homework after it is assigned, so there is a record of what you need to get done. It is much easier to look in an agenda and have all of your assignments in one place than to scramble to remember which assignments were due. Put your iPhone to good use and create alerts in your calendar when assignments are due.

Organizing all of your assigned homework (that you’ve kept track of in your agenda) in one folder helps keep you coordinated. When your homework is all organized in one place, it makes completing your homework less stressful because you know where everything is that you need to complete.

No matter how organized you are, procrastination is your worst enemy. Avoiding homework only puts you in a stressful situation. Finishing your homework the night it is assigned prevents you from suffering from stress and having your other work pile up. More work causes more stress.

Now is the best time to change your study habits. The beginning of the year gives you the opportunity to create new habits before you get used to bad ones.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Annie Simon:Students’ study struggles solved

    Columns

    Aashna Farishta: Confederate Statues Causing Anger

  • Annie Simon:Students’ study struggles solved

    Columns

    Stress Management: Rebekah Harpool

  • Annie Simon:Students’ study struggles solved

    Lifestyle

    Central Community Reacts to Death of Riverfest

  • Annie Simon:Students’ study struggles solved

    Sports

    New Year New Team: Football Team Optimistic for Season

  • Annie Simon:Students’ study struggles solved

    Voices

    ‘It’ Makes Monstrous Impact on Box Offices

  • Annie Simon:Students’ study struggles solved

    School News

    Memes, Tailgates, and 5 Year Olds, Oh My! Spirit Week is Coming!

  • Annie Simon:Students’ study struggles solved

    Lifestyle

    Students Gain New Experiences Over the Summer

  • Annie Simon:Students’ study struggles solved

    Lifestyle

    Ramadan Signifies Time for Sacrifice, Reflection for Muslim Students

  • Annie Simon:Students’ study struggles solved

    Features

    Students Observe International Relations Through the South Korean Lens

  • Annie Simon:Students’ study struggles solved

    Columns

    Aashna Farishta: Confederate Statues Causing Anger

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






The student news site of Little Rock Central High School