Revision tips and tricks for reading/writing learners

April 7, 2017 STABILO


So, you’ve established that you are a reading/writing learner. This is all well and good, but the most important part of this is knowing how to fully utilize this knowledge and apply it to your revision.

Here are a few handy tips to help you suit your revision to your learning style, helping you retain more information to make those dreaded exams a bit less daunting.

  • Take notes
    Most of the time textbooks don’t capture the same information that you will learn in class, so it is important to take down loads of notes and get everything written down in your own style of language. This will be relatable to you, and seeing things that you’ve written will feel more familiar when you read it back.
  • Use bullet points
    • Condenses information into small and easily digestible chunks
    • Easy to read format
    • Adaptable to pretty much every subject
    • Easily find important information
    • Makes life easier
  • Read around your subject
    Sometimes just reading your notes might not make you fully understand them. In this case, it is useful to seek more information online, print it all out and read around the subject. This way, you can provide context and add examples that you have found into your exam answers. It’s much better to know too much than not enough!

These are just a few tips and tricks to help all you reading/writing learners have the best revision session you can. Best of luck with exam season, we’re sure you’ll BOSS it!

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