It’s important to take care of your body as well as your mind. There is a Wall Street Journal article which cites a University of Oxford study that fed college students a high fat, low carb diet for five days and noted a decline in school performance versus students who were fed a balanced diet.
With a good diet you will have more energy to participate and pay attention in class. This will also translate to studying outside of class and on test day as well.
When eating food that helps you feel energized you will act more energized and receive all the benefits from engaging with the world
Another thing to remember with your diet is to pay attention to what you are drinking. Caffeine can wake you up, but it could also cause you to feel anxiety, raise your heart rate, and cause your energy level to bottom out when the caffeine leaves your system. Water is your best bet; being well hydrated helps keep sickness away, your mind awake, and your body happy.
Check back next Thursday for another Study Tip from the Online