In this blog we’re going to discuss why it pays to start revising early, focusing on 4 key elements.
Avoid Panic and Stress
The closer the exam date becomes, the more pressure and stress the student begins to feel as they realise how much they have to learn. This can lead to a feeling of panic and anxiety that can distract the student and make them less likely to perform well in the exam. Starting revision early can help the student to spread out their workload, reducing the pressure and stress that they feel when the exam date draws nearer.
Establish Good Habits
Starting revision early will also help the student to develop good study habits. Revision is not just about cramming information into your brain; it is also about developing the skills to remember and genuinely understand the material. By starting revision early, the student can build good habits that will help them to be successful in other subjects and academic pursuits.
Maximise Learning Potential
Starting revision early allows the student to maximise their learning potential. If a student waits until the last minute to begin revision, they are more likely to miss out on important information and concepts. Starting revision early gives the student more time to focus on their studies and increase their understanding of the material.
When a student is able to start revision early, they have more time to absorb and retain the material. This can be especially important for exams that cover a broad range of material. By starting revision early, the student can ensure that they have a better understanding of each topic and can better recall it when it comes time for the exam.
In conclusion, starting revision early is essential for success in exams. It can help the student to avoid panic and stress, establish good study habits, maximise their learning potential, and better retain the material. All of these factors will help the student to perform better in their exams.
For GCSE Maths specifically, please note that I shall be running my popular online Easter GCSE Maths Revision Workshop April 11th to 14th.