There are many ways to study, here are some from the sacred Exam Sutra's 102 ways to acheieve your desired potential.
1) Study with music blasting all around (For those who need a medium for information transfer)
2) Study with a group of friends (For those who will die without company)
3) Isolate yourself, be a hermit (For those easily distracted)
(etc etc....just fill in your own methods)
Hereby on, only the truly enlightend can try....
99) Play game and read your notes (Good game to try is Football Manager)
100) Surf the net, chat and do every other thing other than studying
101) Bob your head up and down, left and right (Helps if u close your eyes)
Last method is for those who has attained Nirvana....
102) Place your forehead on your book, close your eyes and meditate
I am proud to say I have reached the stage of true enlightenment and nirvana