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Studying for exams is one of the best things in the world. Isn’t that right?


If there's one thing that's going to completely transform our school, college or university experience, it's how to study effectively. But the weird thing about studying effectively is that we're never taught how to do it. We may get the odd bit of advice from a teacher but usually not much more than that.

I discovered all this effective studying stuff when I was in my 2nd year of medical school, and it completely changed the game for me - not only in terms of making my studying more effective but it also freed up my time to start my own business and later my YouTube channel, while still getting pretty good exam results at university.

How to study for exams - an evidence based masterclass

The best way to get started and learn about the most effective, evidence-based study techniques is to take my How to Study for Exams Masterclass on YouTube.

My Best Videos on Studying

My top articles about studying for exams

I've written a bunch about studying and different study techniques. So to make things a little easier, here are some of the top performing articles I've written.

All my articles on studying

If all that wasn't enough for you, here are all the articles I've ever written about studying, preparing and preparing for exams.

How to Apply for a Job – 14 Effective Tips

So youโ€™ve spent hours and hours browsing the internet looking for the perfect job opportunity. Maybe youโ€™ve found it, and youโ€™re wondering how to ace the application โ€“ nice one. Or maybe youโ€™re getting frustrated because no good jobs for your skillset are being advertised.

How to Learn Anything Faster

Learning how to learn is one of those meta skills that nobody ever really teaches us. But, it’s also the number one skill we should learn if we’re looking to significantly improve our life in basically every single way.

The 5 Rs of Note Taking

The way we take our notes influences how well we learn. In short, a good note-taking technique is one that helps us remember, retain, and recall the most amount of information.

The Feynman Technique

When we learn something, it’s easy to convince ourselves that we’veย understoodย it too. But, are we really learning effectively? Have we understood the concept or simply memorised some sentences?

The Hidden Power of Boredom

As soon as our interest in an activity begins to decline we quickly turn to playing games, replying to messages, or engaging with some other easily-accessible distraction. We do this to avoid the mental discomfort of boredom.

How to Manage Your Study Schedule – The Waterfall Method of Time Management

Let’s talk about the waterfall method to help manage your study schedule. Time is our one finite resource. Every week we’re given just 168 hours to work towards our goals, pursue our passions, and spend time with friends and family.

The Art of Reading More Effectively and Efficiently

It might seem odd to have a blog post devoted entirely to reading more effectively. After all, if youโ€™re reading this, chances are you can read. But reading effectively and efficiently is its own skill – one that weโ€™re never really taught how to do.

The Ultimate Guide To Studying For Exams

When was the last time you were taught how to study? We have lessons on a whole a range of subjects but we rarely, if ever, see ‘Studying’ as a subject on our timetable. Yes, we might get snippets of advice from teachers about best practices but we’re never formally taught. It’s assumed that we’ll pick up the random tips that we receive and develop our own strategies.

How to Study for Exams – An Evidence-Based Masterclass

Being able to study efficiently and effectively is a superpower. As students, it boost our grades, reduces our stress levels and frees up our time to do more interesting things.

Learn Anything with Flashcards – The Ultimate Guide to Anki

Finding the right tools and techniques for learning is difficult. We’ve all spent time at some point searching the internet for the answer to questions like “How can we revise effectively”