Top 10 Engineering students tips

Usage of flashcards to study

Physics is a study which involves principles, concepts, units and new words. Make a note of all this so that you can follow your theory and enhance your memory which helps you face problems in the subject. In order to remember all this, flash card or memory study can be useful and help you remember.

College Life Problems & Solutions

When you live in a community like a college or a university, problems are bound to come up. Different students will face different challenges depending on the environment they're living in and their personal characteristics.  College life can be hard, especially when it comes to things such as adjusting to the new college lifestyle, making new friends, or having the right study habits. Here are some topics you could blog about:

  • College Life Problems – topics about real problems that students face in college life such as homesickness, loneliness, procrastination…etc.
  • Dealing with difficult roommates
  • Solving the issue of making friends when moving into a new college dorm
  • How to deal with stressful situations – things students can do to stay calm when they're facing a lot of stress in college
  • Partying tips for students – what to know before going out with friends the first time, partying responsibly, getting home safely after a party, etc.

Examine the course

Read the syllabus and get to know what you’re about to study for the term. Make an attempt and try to preview your textbook. Make a note of the important themes and principles and also run through a few problems.

Review any new information you’ve learned on the same day

This daily review won’t take long to complete, but it’s a vital step that ensures you stay on top of the material. Applying this tip will also help you to move the information to your long-term memory more quickly.

Be consistent about your study time

This is a follow-up to Tip #4. In addition to having a regular weekly schedule that you stick to, it’s important to be consistent about your study time. The more consistent you are, the less likely it is that you’ll need to feel “inspired” to get down to work. On the contrary, you’ll get down to work out of habit and routine. This is crucial if you want to manage your time as a student effectively.

Don’t wait until the last minute.

Study a little every night instead of cramming late the night before the test. A good night’s sleep helps. Bleary eyes and a tired body do not.

Enrolling for crash courses

Crash courses are private institutions where they teach physics in a short period of time. They are fast and effective and cover-up topics very quickly. Students can enroll in such tutorials and get to learn physics fast and effective manner. These people post a schedule and work according to it and complete the portion.

Break big tasks into smaller ones

Big tasks seem complicated and overwhelming, which is why many students procrastinate. Break every big task down into smaller tasks. For instance, instead of deciding to work on your history paper, you might break the task down into the following smaller tasks:

  • Read Chapter 3 (notes)
  • Read Chapter 3 (textbook)
  • Do online research (5 to 10 articles)
  • Develop thesis statement
  • Write outline
  • Write introduction
  • Write main paragraph #1
  • Write main paragraph #2
  • Write main paragraph #3
  • Write main paragraph #4
  • Write main paragraph #5
  • Write conclusion
  • Proofread and edit When you work on the history paper, focus on completing one task at a time. This will make it less likely that you’ll procrastinate.

College Essay and Application Tips

Applying to college can be difficult, especially since there are so many things you must include in your essays and application. These topics could help students:

  • How to write a winning college essay – tips on how to handle the different parts of the essay such as the introduction, thesis statement, body paragraphs, and conclusion.
  • What students should know about applying to colleges in the US vs applying to colleges in the UK
  • Writing an effective college admissions resume – things you should include when creating a resume for your application such as extracurricular activities, awards or honors you have received, job experience, etc.

Start and complete early

Physics is a subject which should be learned in a gradual manner so that concepts and theories are understood well. In that manner, the student must make a proper schedule daily to cover up all topics with complete revision. Apart from learning other subjects, physics must also be learned every day with a stipulated time. Students should remember not to gather up all the topics and rush at the end during exam time. That will only result in confusion, fewer marks and an unclear understanding of the concepts. Hence starting to study early and completing early will be helpful.