If you’re a student at EThames then you’ll know that this week is Reading Week! It’s a time that can be used to relax, refresh and refocus, but you could also get one step ahead of your course by making use of this rare free time.
Here are our tips on how to make the most out of your Reading Week:
Make sure you remain focused
Yes, a Reading Week is a break away from classes, but it’s important that you remained focused. Have a look at what you’re due to learn on your course and consider reading up on those topics before hand. You’ll then be one step ahead of the game, and will be better prepared to achieve great results in your assignments!
Complete any work you have been set
Some tutors and lecturers may set work to complete over Reading Week. It’s important that you finish it, as it could be vital for achieving excellent results on your course. If you start early enough, you may be able to contact your tutors for any help during the week if you get stuck or need guidance.
Use the time to regroup
Studying can be stressful, so use Reading Week to regroup and readjust in preparation for when you go back. Reflect on previous results and feedback, see where you could and improve and create an action plan on how you’re going to achieve that.
Get yourself ready to go back
Towards the end of the week you should start thinking about preparing yourself to go back to college or university. Do you have all the equipment and books you need? Have you completed the work set? If you do this, you’ll go back firing on all cylinders!Do you have any tips for making the most out of Reading Week? Let us know in the comments below.