How to Study in School

Study Skills for High School Students
Study skills are the most sought-after high school skill every ambitious teenager seeks. How do you get ahead of Tommy who is the best in Math's class? What could Angela be doing differently in Calculus? Your search is over.

What are Study Skills?

These are techniques that help students improve their grades in the classroom. They are the subtle difference in the top students. Here is a rundown of the study skills for high school students.

Study Groups
Form a study group or join one that you see. First, you need to prove your ability. Get an "A" and flaunt it around to the other kids who got high marks, then ask them to join a group. The bible says iron sharpens iron, that is how you can get ahead. Let your collective competitive drive help achieve of you get higher marks.

Learn While in ClassLearning while in class, meaning paying close attention to the lecture, taking excellent notes is one sure way to reduce your study time, and to grasp the concept. There will be unanswered questions on your way. Ask questions to yourself and your teacher whenever you see find something is unclear. The more active you are in class, the easier it will be for you to recall the subject matter on a test.

Time Management
The biggest troubles are countless hours wasted on TV and games and other unproductive activities. High school students spend way too much of their time this way. This is not a clarion call not to, but you have to realize when to and when not to. By creating a daily schedule and sticking with it, you will be able to avoid TV and the Internet while you're doing your homework. Come back to them after you have completed all your school work.

Use the Library
Or find a nice, quite spot in your home to study. Put away all devices that can take focus away from your studies. No telephones, no music, just focus on learning. Many students prefer the library as there is a quite energy of learning there.

Have a clear Timetable
Making a study schedule is paramount to be able to manage your time effectively. If you want to succeed academically, understand which times are best for you.

In closing use the techniques to reduce the stress and the hassle that comes with school work. Watch as your grades climb the stairs and your classmates stare in admiration. For more details on Magnolia Charter High School, visit

Magnolia Charter High School

Magnolia Charter High School provides a college preparatory educational program emphasizing science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) in a safe environment that cultivates respect for self and others. We teach our students to think critically about their studies. Research shows when students think critically about the subject matter, they retain their knowledge of the subject matter for much longer periods. 

Our Vision

Magnolia Charter High School's vision is to graduate students who are scientific thinkers that contribute to the global community as socially responsible and educated members of society.