Generally, during preparation for exams, students spend 10-12 hours in a day on various topics. After the 1st study, since students get familiar with the topics, they ignore to revise it again.
A study says we tend to forget 3/4th (about 75%) of what we have studied if we do not revise it within next 24 hours.
This is where 1247 technique can be most beneficial for students.
What is 1247 Technique?
Ans: Its a memory technique wherein you should revise whatever you have studied thrice after the 1st study. So effectively, you will study 4 times in 1-2-4-7 order.
- Initial study on the first day. (1)
- Revision on the next day after 1st study. (2)
- Again on the 4th day. (4)
- Again on the 7th day. (7)
Will it take more time to study and revise with 1247 technique?
Since the concepts are familiar, it will take less time to revise. For the 1st revision, it will take around 1 hour. 2nd Revision will take around 25-30 minutes. 3rd Revision around 5 minutes. As you keep re-visiting the topics, you save your precious time and also there will be less pressure on your brain.
what is the Benefits of 1247 technique?
Studying in this way, the concepts will go sit in your permanent memory. You can also recall whatever you have learned, quickly. This technique is extremely beneficial to those students who struggle in some topics/subjects.
Don’t feel nervous. Take your exams with full confidence.
You have studied hard all through the year, so approach your exams with full confidence.
Banish all the negative thoughts from your mind. Approach your exams with lots of positivity.
Exams are a test of our hard work, perseverance and diligence. I am sure you would pass with flying colors.
All the best!