How To Study For Long Hours Without Losing Concentration.
Proven Tips To Study For Long Hours And Pass Your Exams
1. Relax First:
To study when you are stressed out is the beginning of casualty. Take time to rest and regain some level of energy before you stylishly go into another serious mental process. There is no way you can concentrate or study for long hours when you are tired. Rest is important. If you do not relax, you will collapse. Rest first!
2. Eat well:
A hungry man will definitely get angry. You need a simple diet before embarking on the journey of serious study. In fact, hunger is a major factor that makes every course boring. Even the pen you are using becomes boring to you as well. Just try to eat something light before study. OK?
3. Create a reading map:
Map out the areas you wish to cover for that day. Say to yourself, “I must finish this part before I stop”. Setting goals increase your study rate by tenfold (It is a rocket loader).
4. Choose a Niche:
Don’t be told. Choose the environment best conducive for you. It might be in your room, in the library or at the market. Just make sure you are ok with it.
5. Encourage the subject:
When the subject or course is boring, there is a chance that you cannot study it for long hours. But there are ways you can make the course interesting. There are ways you can actually make a boring course interesting; some of the ways are:
- Looking for the interesting part in the subject no matter how little it may be.
- Taking short breaks and coming back to continue the topic fresh.
- Using simple memory games (mnemonic devices) to remember difficult parts of the course.
- Study the course with a friend.
- Create a group chats to discuss the subject.
6. Be Totally Engaged:
Nothing makes you study for long hours like engagement. As much as you can, pay serious attention to what you are reading. Try to keep yourself engaged by jotting down points, explaining the subject to yourself, Solving problems and saying no to external distractions for a while.
7. Entertain Yourself:
When it seems you are about to sleep off or the course seems boring again, entertain yourself in any of the following ways:
- Reply to your messages.
- Play your favourite song
- Quickly play the game.
- Watch a short video/movie
- Then, go back to work. This strategy works wonders.
8. Group Study:
Studying in a group not only make you remember 80% of everything you read but also makes you read for a longer time.
9. Switch Location:
Walking around even as you study can put distractions aside and make you study for a very long time. Try this and let me know if it works for you…
10. Forget the Heart-Break:
If someone broke your heart or you have any other thing bordering you, make you put them aside and focus on your study. Thinking about the events that occurred will really make you lose concentration. After your studies, you can go back to that.
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