College is the supposed to be one of the biggest highlights of your life. Your first taste of freedom, forging friendships that will last the rest of your life, and professors teaching you the skills you need to succeed in your chosen field. Yet it's not always sunshine and roses. It's time for the dreaded exams! Even the brightest students tend to look upon this with a sense of foreboding. But have no fear! We have found a few tips and tricks to help make sure you ace the test when studying in our Downtown Lincoln apartments.
Especially if you need to remember something in a specific order, a mnemonic device can be your best friend. All you need to do is take the first letter from each word (or line) in your list and come up with word or phrase to match those specific letters. The crazier and sillier it is, the more likely you are to remember it come test time. You can tell this works because we all still say ROY G. BIV while trying to recall the colors of the rainbow in the correct order.
According to The Greatist, if you put pen to paper and write down what you are trying to learn, you are more likely to be able to commit it to memory. So set the laptop aside, and go a little old school with your study guide.
Youth Central recommends taking some time off to take care of yourself. Drink water, eat well, exercise, and get plenty of rest. After all, you have to take care of your body just as much as you take care of your brain.
To find more ways to get ahead of your exams, contact us today and join the Academy Lincoln community. And good luck! We know you'll do great!