Study skills for final exams In fact all the students want to pass the final exams and manage the stress or at least get decent grades and do as well as possible. Fortunately, with the right study skills techniques, you can both manage your stress and do well on the exams. Here are some study skills to help you to do well in the exams: 1) The first skill / time management: -How do you manage your time? Plan, plan and plan before finals begin, get out your calendar and schedule as much of your finals week as possible, then stick with the schedule.
What is the benefit of the time? Time is life. With enough time you can do almost anything without time you are finished. To spend your time is to spend your life.
To waste your time is to waste your life. Time passes only one. -What is your prime time? It is the time when you do your studying as well as you can. Some people like to study early and some at night. -How do you organize your time? Whatever you are studying whether you are at class or home, you have to prepare and organize your self. 2) The second skill / schedule in study breaks: Schedule in study breaks: Don’t plan to study non-stop for many hours. You’ll go insane, so I recommend you when you write your schedule, include short study breaks to help you recharge.
You’ll feel so much better and will be able to concentrate so much more. -Watch a funny movie in a long break: When you have a busy study schedule, be sure to schedule in an hour for a long break. A movie is the perfect way for that. 3) The third skill / schedule in sleep: Some people can function well on three hours. Most cannot.You will do much better during exams if your mental state is good, and sleep is essential for this, then how do you schedule in sleep? -Keep a regular sleep schedule: • Set a regular bedtime: Go to bed at the same time every night. Choose a time when you are normally feel tired, so that you don’t toss and turn.
Try not to break this routine on weekends when it may be tempting to stay up late. • Wake up at the same time every day: If you have enough sleep, you should wake up naturally without an alarm. If you need an alarm clock to wake up on time, you may need to set an earlier bedtime. make your bedroom more sleep friendly: • Keep noise down: You will sleep better when your room is quiet. Even you have learned to sleep through certain noises. • Keep your room dark, cool and comfortable: When it is time to sleep, make sure that your environment is dark, especially the light from T. V. or computer screen because they can confuse the body clock, also Make sure that your bed is comfortable: Is your bed enough? You should have enough room to stretch and turn comfortable.
4) The fourth skill / exercises:There’s no better source for stress relief. Go for short, stress-relieving activities, like football and any kind of sport. And don’t underestimate the value of a brisk walk. -What is the benefit of the exercise? Exercise benefits every part of the body, including the mind. How this happen? Exercise causes the body to produce endorphins, chemicals that can help a person to feel more peaceful and happy.
Also exercises can help some people sleep better. In fact, exercise is one of the most important parts of keeping your body at a healthy weight. ) The fifth skill / ask your professor for help: -Ask your teacher questions? If you are confused about your notes or anything, ask your teacher for help as possible as you can. It is good idea to read through all your notes before you start study, so that you can inquire early about things that confuse you. -Have a possible attitude? It doesn’t help if you go into an exam and the first thing that comes to mind “I am sure that I will fail in the exam” I have heard this statement many times and this is not the attitude you should have.If you have worked hared, asked questions and studied to your best ability, then you should be pleasure with your self.
Finally, I would like to thank you all for your attention and I hope I did not bore you. Also I would like to thank our teachers hamzah and umaima for their consideration and cooperation, I can hardly express my gratitude and I appreciate their kindness… [pic] Note: the underline sentences used in the show (power point field)