Unfortunately, today students ask questions such as how many words do I need to complete my assignment? How many references should be included in the assignment? Instead of asking questions like how many theories I shall incorporate? How many arguments do I need to place?
The universities preparing students to get better with their communication skills and learn discipline as the employability skills. Students and their parents think that students are ‘studying hard’ rather they are ‘studying effectively’.
In this situation, students think that how can they achieve better grades in university. Here are top Ten tips with which students would pass with flying colours:
Get rid of boredom in classroom
It is the most useful tips for all kind of students. Whether it is a brilliant student, average scorer or poor student, at one point lecture creates boredom and all students get sleepy. In this situation, you should increase participation in the classroom. You should use your brain to find out a suitable example for the theory that is being discussed in classroom.
Studnets’ class participation not only increase interest in classroom but making discussion leave some points in minds of student thus, this help students to understand the theory and making it remember for the longest time.
Discuss difficult and unclear topics with professor
You have to make healthy discussion with your professor. If anything is unclear to you, you have opportunity to ask professor during or after lecture. Moreover, if you studies at home and finds difficulty in the topics, you have to visit instructor’s office and make it clear with him.
With this practice students not only get clear with the lecture topic but teacher will also see the seriousness of them.
Prepare a planner
It is very necessary for the students to prepare plan for studying. When you will set target for the study then you would like to achieve it as soon as possible.
Take great notes
During lectures, teachers write important topics on the board to make students understand and focused on the important topics in the subject. It is habit of the good student to note those important topics in the notebook. You need to write importing sentences while lecture to revise it later.
Study daily, not one day before exam
When you will prepare certain notes in the classroom you would like to prepare it in the proper form. This practice will also increase your interest towards topics you studied in class. In this situation, you should take out one or two hours of study daily to study the topic comprehensively. According to research of body of research on learning when you revise your lecture within 24 hours from when you have heard it then it will last in your memory forever.
Students should study in the short span of time because it is further explained by learning and memory that effective study takes place in the batches throughout semester. Hence, students should gather information early and go for the final revision the day before the exam.
Find a suitable place to study
You have to find a corner of your home to study where your attention would not divert. This practice will give you focus on your studies. If you are unable to find a suitable place to study, you should ask your friends for group study.
Group study is useful for the students and it is early practice of discussing lecture in the several ways. Discussion on the different topics also hinges to the mind of students and they remember it for a long time.
Don’t hesitate to ask someone for help
It is your duty to ask for the help from your fellows. It is famous proverb that two heads are better than one. So get ahead and make clarification of the topic you are curious about. If you would not ask anybody then nobody would know that you need help in any of topic. Hence, you should have courage to speak up.
When you enter into universities, you find different environment and you have to get adjusted to the environment first, if you have friends who are with you since your childhood then you are very lucky.
However, if you entered the institution alone then you would have to develop relationship with new people. It is hard to adjust but you have to immediately focus on your studies and analyse the real-time explosion of the theories from the start.
Make yourself responsible
It is your responsibility to get ahead towards your future dream. Hence, you should try to be responsible from now. You should focus on your lectures when you are in classroom and increase participation to show your interest in the classroom. Teachers remember those faces that show their interest in class by raising their hands in and participate in the class discussion. You have to prepare your assignments before the deadline now.
Develop short and long-term plans
Every student thinks about his future. Today most of the parents give their children autonomy to select their field of study to study. Hence, they are excited about their present as well as future plans. For ensuring success in future, they should think about their present performance and promise to their own selves to get success in their education.