Top 10 Study Tips

#1

Start study preparation well in advance  – six weeks is optimal.

#2

Download exam prep from Blackboard and gather anything you’ve printed out.

#3

Check what type of exams you have: multiple choice, open book  or long answer.

#4

Create your Personalised Study Plan with guidance from Student Advisors – email StudentAdvice@newcastle.edu.au to make an appointment.

#5

Prioritise your hardest subjects – allocate them more time.

#6

Use short breaks – if you travel on a bus or train, use this time.

#7

Work out what works for you – reading out loud? Rewriting notes in your own words?

#8

Stay well-hydrated with water – particularly if you’ve upped caffeine intake.

#9

Take a break after 60 minutes – stretch, walk around and get refreshed.

#10Just do it. Don’t procrastinate – sit down, set a timer and  start studying!