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A Guideline for Good Studying Habits

Success in academics is not dependent on natural intelligence, it’s usually a result of effective study habits. Developing and sustaining healthy study habits is necessary for students of all ages and educational levels. These habits are the building blocks of efficient learning, improved retention, and higher grades. 

Stability is key when evolving good study habits. Create a study schedule that helps with your goals and daily routine. Assign specific time slots for studying, and commit to them as closely as possible. Over time, this will become a routine that helps you stay on track.

Choose a quiet and comfortable place to study, free from distractions, preferably a library. Confirm your study area is well-lit and organized. Having a committed space for studying signals to your brain that it’s time to focus. Not all study methods are equally effective. Experiment with separate techniques to uncover what works best for you. worthwhile methods include: Studying for hours on end can result in burnout and reduced productivity. Include short breaks into your study sessions. A popular routine is the Pomodoro Technique, where you work for 25 minutes and then take a 5-minute break. 

Try not to over do  yourself with too high expectations. Set realistic goals for yourself and know that it is okay to seek help when you need it. Do not hesitate to ask teachers, classmates, or tutors to help you, that’s what they’re there for, to educate you.

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