10 ways your Gadgets can aid in your exam success
10 ways your Gadgets can aid in your exam success
Recently Stephanie has been advised to pay attention to only her books as her exams approaches, she has dropped a lot of habits just to achieve this, she no longer take her weekly trips to the cinemas with her best friend, visiting friends these days has become a big deal, she would rather use this time in covering chapters of the books she is expected to read in preparation for this exams, but she still needs more time to cover more chapters …wait! Her gadgets! That takes her time too? Sometimes she ends up not reading in a whole day because she spent so much time on the internet. What if she locks up her laptop, switch her Android phone with her mom’s phone that doesn’t use internet and give out her iPod to her younger brother?!…This would help right? All that time spent chatting with friends, watching movies, listening to her favorite jams can be finally put to better use won’t it? Well if you ask me I guess she is right but Stephanie is only preparing for the UTME and UTME isn’t the only exam Stephanie would write in her life. If she starts this way, that means she will have to keep going on a gadget fast whenever there’s an exam to write ,and that’s just boring, don’t you think?
Well, Stephanie isn’t the only person in this kind of situation,if you are reading this I guess you are too, or you know someone who is…so this article is for you anyway! I’m going to be telling you about ways which your gadgets can be put to very good use even as you prepare for exams.
- Write down points
Imagine walking down the road and then you suddenly get inspiration on how to answer that question that seems like a hard not to crack …you didn’t take along a paper or pen, but you do have your smartphone, well , there is a note pad on your phone that can be used to write down your inspiration any time, any place that way don’t have to wait for a paper and pen anytime you want to put down something.
2. Listen to Music
This doesn’t really apply to everyone, but for most persons music helps them study . It’s a way of helping to keep the mind active while studying. It also helps tune out distraction if you are in a noisy place and you are trying to read a little.
It is worthy to note that Scientific research has said music without lyrics or vocals is best for reading.
3. Getting images/ Pictures
As you well know, a picture is worth a thousand words. For this reason, in many cases, students find it easier to understand a material when there is an image related to an explanation. Use your gadgets in finding pictures that are related to what you are studying
4. Use of E-books
Your gadgets allows you to access resources and material quickly before an exam when learning, applying for a job position or going to University, reading PDFs and manuals can be mandatory so it is good to begin practice now. It even saves you from carrying books everywhere , you can take your phone instead, bring it out to read at your spare time
5. Check out facts online
Probably this is the most common use of all.
Search engines now makes it easier to find answers to anything on the web, you can now find facts within seconds. This can be very useful when explaining and debating topics.
Remember to always search online to know more about a certain topic because this would give you and edge.
6. Take photos
Your mobile phones can be used in taking pictures after a class, maybe there is diagram you couldn’t draw but want to carefully study or salient points you want to re examine ,or there’s a class you missed, you can take a picture of a colleagues note and transfer it to yours later…the use of a phone camera while studying for an exam is endless!
7. Make use of Videos
Similar to the last point. videos can used instead of photos. You can record tutoring session and use them while studying, you can also watch or download tutoring videos online.
An example is here on Studihub where you get tutorial videos,Notes, and Practice questions from world class tutors all in one place
8. Get practice questions
Fortunately for many of us, a lot of exams are computer based these days, practice questions, past questions and answers can also be gotten online and saved for further use.
There are numerous apps to help you practice for exams, but we recommend you learn using Studihub, with Hundreds of videos and thousands of practice questions we want to help you pass.
9. Set goals
Your gadgets can be used in setting goals of what topics you intend to cover for exams and it can also be used in keeping track of progress so far.
You can also set a score goal while you practice for exams
10. Make use of StudiHUB
This is one of the most interesting and revolutionary uses of your gadgets in exam preparations. STUDIHUB is here to give Students endless opportunities and help them study for exams in diverse ways. Students can now take quizzes and tests on their mobile phone/ laptop get access to tutors and tutorial videos visit Studihub.com.ng
So there you have it!
There is no reason why you should go on a gadget fast while preparing for an exam when you can use it instead to study properly.
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Hey! There’s another way to make good use of your gadgets too! You could book mark Educational sites like this!