When you're studying or revising towards a specific exam or goal, it's easy to feel a little isolated, stressed or anxious, but you're not alone. Every student at Brunel has gone through something similar to get here - so we asked them for their top study tips. With plenty of disciplines covered, you're bound to find some advice that applies to you.
1. Know the syllabus and study according to subjects and areas you’ve covered
2. Make a revision timetable but be flexible and don’t give up if the plan has to change
3. Take a 10 minute break from study every hour
4. Put your knowledge to the test! Ask people to test you on what you’ve learned
5. Make sure you practice in exam conditions
6. Exercise to increase productivity and reduce stress
7. Feed your brain with good, nourishing food
8. Remember to think positive
9. Try switching up your study environments to see what works best for you
10. Avoid distractions by turning off your phone, the TV and only check your social media in your study breaks
11. Find a study partner you know you work well with
12. Test you really understand something by trying to teach it to a friend
13. Relax and reward yourself for your hard work
14. Get plenty of sleep, especially the night before an exam
15. Ultimately everyone learns differently so find a study pattern which works for you!