Prepare your revision notes and key points or read topic summaries from time to time.
Read Examiners’ Reports where available noting factors pointed out as causes of failure for many students.
Study the marking scheme / mark allocation plan if available in your school library or ask your tutor to guide you.
When taking lectures sit where you can concentrate on the tutor. Ensure that you listen carefully too. Read in advance and choose a good place without disturbance from your classmates.
Once in SS3 you are in the army now for your own progress in life Join in class discussions and speak out when ever required. Take part in practical sessions. Use your private study time table honestly. Do your assignments from school.
Be active with your Novel Summary scheme and all the subject clinics and examination seminars organized by the school.
Set an objective for yourself for each session of study.
As soon as you settle down to read, get started. To start is always the most difficult part of studies. Seize the control of your mind don’t let it go astray from the goal. Remain focused on the goal all the time.
You can give yourself a break every 1 hour if you have to chat, take refreshment, watch TV or listen to music. Don’t punish yourself but be disciplined with the time you allocate for such breaks.
Keep regular hours of sleep between 11:00pm and 5am each day. 6 hours of sleep is enough while 8 hours is too much.
Use your school library during free periods or break periods as part of your study regime.
If your handwriting is not so good practice during your revision periods too.
Transfer all that you need into your revision notes and let this become your Bible / Koran. This is an emphasis for paragraph 2 above.