Tips for testing times: Southern River College

Year 12 students Regina Nshuti (17) and Monique van Wyk (27) studying in the school library Picture: Marie Nirme www.communitypix.com.au   d444661
Year 12 students Regina Nshuti (17) and Monique van Wyk (27) studying in the school library Picture: Marie Nirme www.communitypix.com.au d444661

SOUTHERN River College Year 12 students Regina Nshuti and Monique van Wyk studying in the school library.

College students Monique van Wyk and Regina Nshuti are two students hoping to make it to university next year through the WACE exams.

Both students have recently come off studying for the mock exams during the school holidays.

The students took some time to discuss how they prepare for the upcoming exam period and provide some handy tips.

They said some of the key study techniques included not cramming at the last minute and spending time throughout the year revising on past notes so students did not have to relearn everything when it came to crunch time.

Southern River College has only nine students studying for WACE exams, with students generally working in smaller classes on each subject.

They cited the close relationship formed with each other due to the small classes as an important part of learning.

“Since there is only a small cohort we form a close relationship,” they said.

“We have study buddies.”

Study Tips from Southern River College students

1. Try to revise through the term and do not cram.

2. Make sure you get a good amount of sleep.

3. Take regular breaks between study sessions.

4. Find the right balance for all subjects

5. Different subjects sometimes require different study techniques.