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When it comes to studies, most of us tend to get really stressed. Which is basically normal, as it is about evaluating our own knowledge in the different fields. However, there are some tips that ...
Using sticky notes is extremely useful when studying for an exam: not only do you summarize the information, but you can also go directly to the needed page, as the note is stuck to that very page....
Graph organizers are forms that you can fill out with important information. When starting to actually learn for a test, you just have to go again through this information. Furthermore, graph organ...
After having finished to study, make up your own practice test, which is supposed to evaluate your knowledge on that given topic. If you are unsatisfied with the result, just go back to study some ...
Flashcards are always a good idea! Try making flashcards before taking an actual test: on the front of the card write down a term or a question and on the back of it the definition or the answer. Y...
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Don't just re-read your notes. When you first read, you extract a lot of information, but when you do it the second time, you read with a sense of 'I know this, I know this.'
Read once and then quiz yourself. Retrieving that information is what actually produces more robust learning and memory.
Even if you get the answers wrong, you'll still have an idea of what you don't know. This helps guide your studying more effectively.
Relate new information to prior information for better learning.
During a second reading, try to connect new information to something you already know.
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... is learning by seeing the information through images, graphs, and other visual materials.