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How to enhance academic performance at the time of higher studies?

Updated: Jan 23, 2020

Many students struggle academically, not because they do not have the abilities, but because they simply do not actively manage their courses.So, read the below points to enhance your academic performance in higher studies.

  • Be active and do more than just reading. Active reading doesn’t mean underlining and highlighting the textbook materials. It means you should be attentive in class.

  • Don’t get distracted. Listen to the lectures carefully and take detailed notes.

  • But listening lectures only not enough. You have to study daily. Studying can build and increases your knowledge in day-to-day’s life.

  • Don’t simply sit with the books for a long time. There is no use in it. Better understand the information and retain it effectively.

  • For your academic success in college and school, you have to understand the three R’s of memory: Reception, Retention, and Recollection. This is the best strategy to succeed.

  • You have to practice your exams to get more benefits. It makes you will become faster and can avoid silly mistakes at the time of your realexams so that you can score better grades.

  • Goal setting helps the students to plan their time more effectively. This enables the students to re-evaluate their performance and determine what they can achieve. ‘Set a goal, hit it early; set a new higher goal.’

  • Improve your memory: You have to remember many facts as they need for exams. Many students feel it very difficult and this is the reason for their lower grades.

  • To improve your performance, try to find answers to the following questions:

  1. Figure out the areas you are under-performing and why?

  2. Are your grades consistently lower?

  3. Are you struggling with a particular subject?

Then think about the reasons, and take steps to overcome the problems.

Here are some common steps for your improvement:

  • Believe that you can achieve.

  • Work out where you fail.

  • Organize your goals.

  • Devote enough time to the subjects you are struggling with.

  • Find the learning style that suits you best.

  • Allow enough time for revision.


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