If you get started studying for finals now (or over the winter holidays, if your finals aren’t until the end of January), you’ll save yourself a lot of headaches later — plus, you’ll learn the information better! Today Gretchen shares:
- How to put in more effort to studying without feeling like you’re working too hard
- The importance of testing yourself using “spaced retrieval”, and a few simple ways to do this over the holidays
- How to get yourself organized so you don’t waste time later finding important study tools
- A crucial tip for how to use your notes so that you’re actually learning (rather than just faking it)
- and more!
For more strategies about getting prepped for finals, check out Gretchen Wegner’s Anti-Boring Approach to Powerful Studying.