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Study strategies

Studying is an important process to help you improve your knowledge of a subject. This will allow you to be able to recall and implement that knowledge, which will help you achieve better results. This will be beneficial for your exam grades, but studying is useful in many areas of life outside of high school as well. Getting your licence, applying for a job, preparing for an interview, and delivering a speech or presentation are just a few examples where knowing how to study effectively and efficiently will serve you well.

The process of studying makes you a better person and the skills you learn can help you to succeed in many areas of life. You will grow in confidence, be able to better face life’s challenges, become more responsible, save time and your increased knowledge will open doors to more opportunities.

So, what can you do to study?

There are a variety of activities that you can try:

1.     Note taking

2.     Mind maps

3.     Flash cards

4.     Mnemonics

5.     Knowing the syllabus

6.     Past HSC exams

7.     Study groups