why some student having a difficult time to study?

September 26, 2009 11:25pm CST
As a student I have to study my lesson so that I was able to pass ,but i hard difficult time to study in my natsci subject because it is difficult for me to remember the name of the philosopher as well as the scientist I always experience cramming during my examination, as a result i lost my interest in this subject. 1 week before the examanation I always thinking to study in advance but everytime I go to the library I always tempting to read the magazines instead of my books, I cannot study my lessons at home because I am tempted to wacth on TV, there are times that I had to sacrifice my other subjects,. Is there any tips on that you can share it to me?
14 responses
• New Zealand
27 Sep 09
I have this problem too it's so hard to study when tempted by things around you. So when it comes to that crucial time to study up to pas those tests I just take away the things that tempt me. Unplug the t.v, unplug the computer it's all easy enough when you are in a quiet room and no temptations to sway you from your learning. good luck
28 Sep 09
Yeah, technology is the devil in this kind of situation.
29 Sep 09
i like your idea but sometimes it is easy for me to study while listening to the music, so everytime i studied i always turn on the radio.
@jndlponti (2408)
• Philippines
27 Sep 09
As a mathematics teacher I would hear some students would complain like that but I encourage them to love the subject and show some interest, do not consider it as a burden but as a pleasure, make it a part of your life. You can do reading everyday and do not call it as a "study" so won't feel negative about it...in my math class I ask them to do practice solving everyday to be very familiar with the process so this would become common to them and they will find the subject easy...I think for your subject it just require even just an hour of reading daily, but take note "devote" that one hour to that reading not doing two things at a time so you can concentrate.. Good luck on your studies!
29 Sep 09
thank you so much teacher, your right the reason why i have difficult time to study is lack of interest in my natsci subject. well! every student have their own favorite subject and favorite teachers.,
• United States
27 Sep 09
I am currently a student and had this issue last term in one of my classes. I know it is hard but try to focus on the end result. Your degree! Go into a quiet room such as a bedroom. No music on TV. This room at my house is the bathroom. I run a bath and read away. I have no distraction. No temptation. And I find it easier to study.
29 Sep 09
i agree too, but to study with your clasmate will also can help you to understand more and to learn more.
@IMEzekieL (500)
28 Sep 09
Procrastination is probably one of the reasons. It creates dilemma and is dangerous. Distractions such as computer games, social networks, etc. are also included in the list.
• Malaysia
27 Sep 09
I think it's all about focus and people who have good focus normally would do very well to study. ^^
27 Sep 09
When I was a student, I also had difficulty studying. I hate it. I am used to studying at my bed and the next thing I know I've fallen asleep. What I did before was to study my lessons right after class (but not in a very thorough way) so that I can be able to review & fully understand it. One week before exams, I again try to review it the second time (more of an in-depth studying), that's where I sometimes make mneumonics to help me remember things. A day before exams, I just have to scan my notes. It really works for me, because I don't want to cram.
@gohigh00 (65)
• China
27 Sep 09
oh,my kids! I can imagine your mood and your situaion. I think you are in the state of you want to study but you will find it's to hard to spend your time on your study. You are a still good student and still have the large oppotunity to get a good result on your study,you know why? Beause you still keep the willing to study hard and get a better resluts.Which is the most impotant?The answer is the power from you heart.Remember,never lost this power! Now let's talk something about your problem. Yes,you have problem to spend your time on your study.You know why? Because you lost the interest on your subjects.Then why you lost your interst? Because you haven't got some satisfication from you study.Why you haven't get the satisficatioin? Because you spent you hours on some other things from the beginnig. Boy(or girl),every one should be responsible for their own mistake. You made a mistake from the begining so you have to responsbile for it. So I think you have to force yourslef to do somethings. Here some tips I can provide: 1 never go to the library to study, the magazines are to attractive for you.SO study at a private place.such as home.(refer to point 2) 2 tell your parents your thinking and suggest them to put the TV in their room,and remeber to tell them to lock their door. You can not keep the keys. kids, at he beginining this will be hard for you. But as I say: everyone should be responsible for their mistakes.So keep doing this for 1 week. Trust me 1 week late,everything will be better,and 1 month later,you will find the same fun from study as you find in reading the magazines.
@dodo19 (34295)
• Beaconsfield, Quebec
27 Sep 09
There are times, when I have a difficult time studying as well. You're definitely not the only one, who has this problem. I have found that I need to begin studying in advance for an exam. Otherwise, I don't do as well as I want. It's not easy to study and being able to do as well as we want to. I find that it demands so much effort to do this. Sometimes, I feel that I should start studying as soon as I find out the date of an exam or something to that effect.
@jules67 (2790)
• Philippines
27 Sep 09
Hi ahgiearaneta. I experienced the same thing when I was still studying. Perhaps, the subject did not really interest at all and I prefer one over the other. I had a hard time concentrating on the subject because my mind was wondering. I believe it really takes a lot of hardwork on my part. If you really want to pass the subject, you will do everything no matter what.
@grey26 (254)
• Philippines
27 Sep 09
As of now i am a college student. I expErienced that too. When the time that i should study. There are many things that tempting me to do like texting and calling in phone, as welL as surfing the net. Then because of that i cAnNot study well.
@Craicha (801)
27 Sep 09
i think all you need is the study plan...make use to it..give time for studies, and time for tv and time to play and time to read mags...thats what lack in you study plan..:)
@coolcat123 (4392)
• India
27 Sep 09
The best way to pass exams are going through the books in the last few days rather studying the same thing the whole year. The last moment studies are very important as people remember it till the exam ends.its just for the examination point of view and not for knowledge. for knowledge ,you have to study the whole year.the best time to study is the morning time 3-7am. Whatever you learn in the whole day, u will be anle to learn in minutes in this time.
• China
27 Sep 09
I have difficult time to sutdy my self.And my diffcult class is math.I think the reason why some student having difficult to study is because they are not interested in the things they are learning.When they are interested in it ,they will find it that it's very good to learn something.And I'm interested in maths now.
@Sleong (46)
• New Zealand
27 Sep 09
i use to cram my studies at the last minute before the exams and sometimes if im lucky enough i pass the subject.. but honestly cramming is not a very smart way to study unless you are a genius... studying in advance is not an easy task as it requires a lot of disiplin and you have to train your self control to not fall in the trap of temptations... the easiest way is to figure out what is the enviroment that is most likely to calm you down and relax and keep you focused... until you figure that out, try and be in that enviroment and pull out your books and concentrate, make sure there is nothing around that will tempt you.. start little by little and then slowly extend the hours of your study in that enviroment.. Hope that will help you out.. XD