Many of our residents in our apartments in Blacksburg, VA are studying for exams. College exams can be stressful and exhausting. Here are some study tips to help you be as successful as you can be in your studying.
Review all of you tests, quizzes and homework assignments
Many college final exams include some of the same questions from the tests and quizzes taken throughout the term. Therefore, it's important to review the questions and answers from all of your tests and quizzes.
Make Study Cards
You familiar with flashcards from elementary school. Flash cards are useful in college too. You can create them to study important terms and concepts, formulas, dates and quotes from reading assignments.
Join or Form a Study Group
Study groups can be great resource when studying for final exams. You and your group can help each other with difficult concepts; others in your group can help you with concepts you have problems with and vice versa; you can compare notes, and help each other with answers from past quizzes and tests. This is a good place to review questions and material.
Explain what you Learned all Semester to Someone Who isn’t in Your Class
Friends can be helpful in preparing for exams. To review for an exam and check your understanding of the material, practice explaining the concepts to a friend or roommate. If you are able to explain a concept or formula to a someone who does not know the material, chances are you understand the material and will be able to handle the information on an exam.
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