Your college life is all sunshine and happiness. When suddenly, out of nowhere, the thing all students are afraid of come and give you a kick in the butt and a slap in the face. All fun is put on hold and life is sadness.

This punishment technique designed to torture students called exams has made the bravest and strongest of college students curl up into a ball in a corner and cry. But don’t worry, if you hate exams and the thought of studying makes your stomach turn, we have some handy tips that might make this difficult time a bit easier for y!

1. Candy Prizes For Reading

Study Hacks Reward System

As you finish each paragraph, eat the piece of candy. This will trick your brain into enjoying reading the textbook.

2. Teach Someone Else What You Learn

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The best way to test if you really understand something is to try to explain it to someone else. This will help you learn and help a friend at the same time.

BONUS TIP: You could always pick a girl as a study partner.

3. Use an App to Block Distracting Websites when Studying

Do you ever say you’re going to do something, but then you open Facebook. Before you know it, 4 hours have passed and you’ve done nothing. It’s okay, we all know what it’s like to have zero self-control.

If you suffer from digital distraction, use Cold Turkey for PCs or Self Control for Macs to block distracting websites while studying

Use Cold Turkey for PCs or Self Control for Macs.

4. Take Notes With Different Coloured Pens 

This idea may sound silly, but different colours can help you remember. Studies show that we learn a lot through site, and colours can help with this.

Also, your notes will look amazing!

5. Watch a Documentary

Documentaries are a less boring way of fitting an entire subject into a short time. This will help you remember details plus you may even get extra credit for mentioning that you took the initiative and watched a film about the topic!


6. Search Google like a Boss

Save time when researching online by mastering the biggest search engine in the world: Google. Follow the tips in this image to find what you need at your fingertips:

Study Hacks: Search Google Like a Pro

7. Take Breaks

When your brain is working, you need to take regular breaks to help your mind absorb more, but also to keep you from completely losing it. Take a short break after 45-50 minutes study as your focus will be more difficult after that.

8. Talk to Yourself

This may sound odd but trust me, it works! When you talk through important points after, your brain remembers stuff better.

Do you have any more tips for studying? Let us know in the comments and subscribe to DopeWope on Facebook for more tips on cracking college life like a boss! #AndeSeBahar

Akhil was raised by movies, television, and the internet. A never-ending source of absolutely useless information. He would tell you more, but he was distracted by something shiny