STUDY TIPS


CA STUDENTS

 

  • Be good to yourself.
    • Keep physically fit and rested.
  • Attitude is all-important.
    • Use positive affirmations: “I can pass American History.”
    • Provide your own psychological edge, be it a positive attitude or a “lucky pen.”
  • Be a chronic enthusiast!
  • Used textbooks may provide insights on a course.
  • Sit in the front row;
    • if you must sit toward the back of the room, lean forward.
    • Attentiveness and concentration increase markedly.
  • Don’t miss the first and last minutes of class.
    • They are crucial — important announcements, questions on test, etc.
  • Use a variety of study techniques. 
    • a. Tape chapters (find out if your textbook has companion pod cast chapters). Listen on way to school, work.
    • b. Use index cards for quick review.
    • Keep them simple. Throw your highlighter away!
    • Remember: frequent review takes facts from short-term memory to long-term memory — learning as opposed to cramming.
  • Study in short bursts.
    • (First and last facts are remembered best; therefore, it will accelerate learning.)
  • Review notes immediately after class.
    • Even for five minutes.
    • Something magical happens!
  • Review your notes out loud.
    • Read your chapters out loud.
  • Appearance raises grades.
    • Neatness counts.
    • Word processors are a plus.
    • If a handwritte assignment is acceptable, use erasable pen.
  • Don’t waste time rereading.
    • Rely on “pen in hand” and SQ3R.
  • Test professors before they test you.
    • Ask questions about what kind of test to expect,
    • what material will be covered.
  • Become an expert test taker.
  • Go with initial hunches.
  • Stay with initial hunches. 
  • Study according to your biological clock.
    • Are you “normal,” a night owl, or an early bird?
  • Eliminate stress in your life.
  • EXERCISE is the best antidote.
  • Make extra credit mandatory.
  • Never miss a class.
    • This is considered mandatory by “A” students.
  • Be prepared to bail out.
    • Don’t be afraid to drop a course that is not working for you., BUT be aware of all official dates to withdraw and any vital state legislative restrictions ( Texas has a limit on total number of W hours.)
  • Volunteer to edit a friend’s paper.
    • Use it as a learning experience.
  • Study smart—not hard!
  • Time management skills and discipline pay off.
  • Stay mentally, physically and spiritually fit. 
  1. #1 by Kunal Jagtap on October 14, 2013 - 8:22 am

    ooo hoooo nice page, this page really encourage and guide to our ca student……i like very much…

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