The syllabus: your key to smashing your studies

Kasey Lawless

Marketing Coordinator at Atomi


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Getting your head around what revision to prioritise throughout the year can be really overwhelming. In this blog, we’ll be showing you how to avoid the overwhelming volume of information by using the syllabus to your advantage. Let's get into it!

1. Understanding the syllabus

Think of the syllabus as your study roadmap, it is going to help you plan your study journey and will be key in keeping you on track and away from irrelevant detours! In a nutshell, the syllabus outlines all the key topics that you'll definitely need to know for your subject.

2. Using the syllabus as a checklist

Not only is your syllabus a roadmap, but it doubles as a checklist. Think of it as a personal to-do list for your progress and as you cover each topic, tick them off to ensure that you are on track. This way, you can celebrate each milestone as you get closer to your goals, it is really motivating and will keep you truckin’ on.

3. Incorporating the syllabus in class

Your teacher is your biggest ally in your study journey so don’t hesitate to ask them which syllabus points will be covered in each lesson. This is really going to help you focus your notes and engage more effectively with the material. Your teacher will definitely appreciate your enthusiasm and dedication!

4. Utilising the syllabus for independent study

Take charge of your own study journey! Before each study session, decide which syllabus points you'll focus on for that day. This will help you create a targeted study plan and ensure that you cover all necessary topics.

Okay, so buckle up. You’re all set for your study journey this year and this time we’re not taking the long winding route, we’re heading straight for the destination—academic success. Good luck, you’ve got this! 💪


Published on

May 30, 2024

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