Find your study style

Find your study style

Everyone's brain learns and processes information in different ways so somebody else's revision study style may not work for you. Whether you're a learner who uses flashcards, diagrams or reads notes over and over, find a method that works to the best of your ability and helps prepare you for your exams.

Find your study style quiz

Students

You learn a new formula in Maths, how do you revise it?

Students in maths class

In English, you’ve to study Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet but how would you prefer to learn it?

Book in library

You have a current affairs test in Media Studies, how do you prepare for it?

Media Studies

In Science, which of these do you enjoy most?

Science student

A friend missed a lesson on photosynthesis in Biology and asks for your help, how do you explain the theory?

Biology Students

You have trouble remembering things in lessons if:

Students studying in library

You and your friends are on your way to a party, and you’re lost! How do you find your way?

Student on phone

Result - Mostly As

You find it easy to remember if you can see things like charts and diagrams so try these tips:

  • Use flash cards and mind maps (visual diagram linking words and ideas)
  • Use highlighters to accentuate important information and colour code your notes
  • Draw diagrams and sketches to help you remember points
Student highlighting work in book

Result - Mostly Bs

You prefer to hear information about the topic you are learning about so try these methods:

  • Try reading your notes out loud
  • Record yourself reading the key points in your notes and play the recording back
  • Revise with friends and discuss the topics you are studying
Student with headphones

Result - Mostly Cs

You find it easier to absorb information if it is in the form of words so improve studying by:

  • Writing down information as your read it
  • Copying your notes
  • Re-reading hand-outs and text books
Student reading book

Result - Mostly As/Bs

You find it easy to remember if you see and hear things so combine some of these tips:
  • Use flash cards and mind maps (visual diagram linking words and ideas)
  • Use highlighters to accentuate important information and colour code your notes
  • Draw diagrams and sketches to help you remember points
  • Try reading your notes out loud
  • Record yourself reading the key points in your notes and play the recording back
Student on computer

Result - Mostly As/Cs

You find it easy to remember if you can see and write things down so try these tips:
  • Use flash cards and mind maps (visual diagram linking words and ideas)
  • Use highlighters to accentuate important information and colour code your notes
  • Draw diagrams and sketches to help you remember points
  • Writing down information as your read it
  • Copying your notes
Student studying in library

Result - Mostly Bs/Cs

You prefer to hear and write things down when you are learning so try these methods:
  • Try reading your notes out loud
  • Record yourself reading the key points in your notes and play the recording back
  • Writing down information as your read it
  • Copying your notes
Student listening to audio book