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Review of Study Strategies So you want to be an “A” student. Dr. David Ross PDS 120
NOTETAKING Always preview text before class. Review notes before class. Use an active note taking strategy, like Cornell. Re-copy notes daily.
TEXTBOOK READING Use an active reading strategy, like SQ3R. Especially preview and write notes. Create Chapter Summaries.
TEST PREPARATION Spread study time out over time. Create study materials: flash cards, subject summaries, etc. Utilize your learning style: audio tapes, write/re-write, walk around, draw pictures.
TEST TAKING Underline key words. Read carefully, re-write if not clear. Skip around, answer ones you know first. Outline essay questions.
PAPER/PROJECT Break down stages of paper into small steps. Start preliminary research before doing story tree. Keep track of citations and use source cards. Do extra editing.
GENERAL Use an assignment notebook/planner. Use daily “to do” list. Study in quiet, non-distracting location.