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Study tips

SelveenaStress and time management are two big challenges when assessments are drawing near and life is busy or difficult, so ABE ambassador and previous Top Paper winner Selveena Parmanum has written this blog to share some tools and techniques to help you stay in control and on top of your studies (and life in general) #ABEway.  

If you're studying hard for your assessments, see our infographic with some top  tips to help keep you on track.

Best preparationOver the years, ABE has interviewed hundreds of Top Paper Award winners* who have shared some brilliant study tips and techniques. Here's a summary of all the great advice the help you get top grades - from the people who have been there and done it!

ABE alumnus and successful entrepreneur, Selveena Parmanum, achieved an ABE Top Paper award through self-study.  With many people unable to access the normal support of their centre during the COVID-19 pandemic, she shares her tips for success to help those in this position who are preparing for exams:

Study girlAt the time of writing, the COVID-19 pandemic was causing disruption around the world, making it difficult for people to attend their college and requiring a new approach to teaching and learning.  Here are our tips to support learning during this time.

Benjamin Franklin3Mind mapping is a technique to help you remember related information in a visual way and many people find this more effective than formal note taking.  The main concept, purpose or theory is the centre of the map with related information branching off from it.  

You don’t have to be an academic genius to be a great learner if you have the right mind set.  There are straightforward characteristics that you can work on and develop, and these will help you achieve great things in your studies, and life in general.

Writing assignments can be daunting; feeling under pressure, and unsure of if we’ll ever be prepared enough to tackle the question effectively. Remember it does not have to be like this; the most important thing is to start – and start early.

Remote learning2Written whilst Covid-19 was causing unprecedented disruption to face-to-face teaching, here are some tips more for remote study.

Remote learningThis blog is written whilst Covid-19 was causing unprecedented disruption to face-to-face teaching.  Schools, colleges and universities are having to close all over the world, but this shouldn’t stop the learning. Luckily there is a multitude of tools available.  Here are some suggestions for teachers.