Cramming never works. Unless you haven’t even looked at course material, and cramming is your first exposure, its a waste of time and brain cells. Highlighting is also a bunch of bullshit. It doesn’t help either. You’re better off creating flashcards of all the most important information you’ll need for an exam.
These are just some of the tips in this helpful video titled the 9 BEST Scientific Study Tips.
Biggest takeaway — You can learn the material more effectively if you pretend you need to teach it to someone else. So pretend you’d actually have to teach a class on the material and you should be golden.
[via ASAP Science]