Study Skills

The best ways to study

Note-taking methods

The mapping method is a graphic representation of the information discussed.


Advantages:

It is a visual representation of the information and the order it was told in, also it is very easy to edit your notes.


Disadvantages:

There is a chance you might not hear changes in major points.


Best used when during a large and well organized lecture.

Top 10 test taking strategies

1, look over sample tests and other tests taken that were similar to the one you are going to take

2, stay relaxed and confident

3, READ ALL DIRECTIONS!!!!

4, answer test questions easiest to hardest

5, review before the test

6, use other questions to help you find the answer

7, DO NOT CRAM THE NIGHT BEFORE

8, on an essay create an outline

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Effective ways to study

1, DO NOT CRAM THE NIGHT BEFORE

2, DO NOT PROCRASTINATE

3, find a quiet place to study

4, ask questions in class

5, stay focused

6, do not study to waste time

7, quiz yourself

8, be organized

9, do homework daily

10, put in the effort