There is no one-size-fits-all approach when learning how to effectively study. Studying methods should be tailored to each student. Everyone has different abilities, so it is important to determine what works for you and what doesn’t. (Find out what type of learner you are and which study techniques will work best for you!)
Shorter, intensive study times are more effective than drawn out studying. In fact, one of the most impactful study strategies is distributing studying over multiple sessions (Newport, 2007). Intensive study sessions can last 30 or 45-minute sessions and include active studying strategies.
Part 5 – How to Study More Efficiently. 1 1. Take Regular Breaks. Study sessions will be more productive if you allow yourself to take planned breaks. Consider a schedule of 50 minutes spent … 2 2. Take Notes in Class. 3 3. Exercise First. 4 4. Review and Revise Your Notes at Home. 5 5. Start with Your Toughest Assignments. More items