How Do Top Students Study And How Can We Expand Our Knowledge By Reading Books
How do top students study? How many hours do top students study?
The way we study yields the results in the examinations, some students do hard work, some do smart work, but both achieve the same results in the end. Now the question arises in the student’s mind about how to study and achieve the best results in the examinations. There are some methods to take into consideration while studying which are useful for every student regardless of class and age. Some of them are :
1.Classwork and Homework:
Be it school or college classwork and homework are the common elements in every student’s life. In higher education homework is termed as assignments. There is a saying by the great poet Kabir Das in Hindi that काल करे सो आज कर, आज करे सो अब which means complete tomorrow’s work today, today’s work on the same day don’t postpone the work. This line suits more for the students as many of them lost track in studies because of postponing the work. Top students always complete the work at the same time or day it is given. So that it would be easy when you prepare for the exam and while revising the subject.
2.Textbook and Notes:
Always refer to preferred textbooks suggested by the lecturers and professors and make detailed notes of it and make sure to underline the highlights of the topic, so it is useful while revising. Never depend on guides or all in one which only helps in getting the pass marks does not help in topping the exam.
After completing the week, try to test yourself and make a question paper and conduct exam yourself. Self-assessment is the best option for improving ourselves. If possible gather people with the same interest as you and conduct a group exam.
Make a short note on the subjects and keep sticky notes or highlight points on the wall and learn the highlighted points every day which help you in improving the knowledge on the subject.
5.Study plan and Time table:
Proper planning to be maintained by every student in dealing with subjects which may be easy or difficult. Time table plays a crucial part which also helps to organize the life of students in a better way. If maintained it gives you the best results.
6.Physical Activities, Food, Sleep :
A healthy mind always gives the best results in anything. Maintain at least 6 to 8 hours sleep so that your mind and health would be active and maintain at least one physical activity like jogging, running, gym, outdoor games so that you will feel fresh all over the day.
7.Clear your Doubts at the same time:
Be very attentive while listening and clear all your doubts on the subject at the same time and always listen like you’re listening for the first time so that you pay more attention to the lecture taught by teachers or professors.
Now the world has been updated from physical to digital education, now every subject can be learned through pictures, video because of this understanding of the subject becomes easy for the students. Make use of it more for better understanding and analysing of the subject. Use google for more subject related doubts.
Always analyse the previous year question pattern and make note of the changes in the question pattern and prepare according to the trend.
10.Smart work is better than Hard Work
Making things work in smarter ways always helps students without wasting much time. Hard work is sometimes best in its own way. Be cautious while doing the work, apply smart or hard way whatever it requires and fetches you better results.
How many hours an individual study depends on his understanding of the subject. If you are attentive while listening to the subject you will get the subject in less time so it depends on every individual’s capacity. So be attentive while learning and listening.
What are some books that expand our mind? What are some great mind-blowing books? Why?
Reading books is always a good habit for self-development or self-learning as it opens the mind visually and makes it easier to imagine the things and helps to understand the things. Many authors changed the lives of people with books. So reading books also play a major role in the development of a person. There are some books which are useful for both students and working people to expand their knowledge. Top 5 books of all-time in self-development are
The Alchemist: Written by the famous writer Paulo Coelho.
The Last lecture: Written by the writer Professor Randy Pausch of Carnegie Mellon University
7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Written by Stephen R. Covey
The Fountainhead: written by Russian-American author Ayn Rand
Ignited Minds: written by the missile man of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam
These books are one of the best in exploring ourselves and helps in self-development, and these are internationally acclaimed books.