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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/14/11 This is an extract from “Keys to College Success” for more info go to www.quickstudy.com
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9/14/11 Your listening skills, note taking and ability to manage your sessions will help determine your success in college!
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9/14/11 NOTE TAKING - BASICS Clear, concise notes are more effective than long, complicated notes Instead of using a spiral, use a loose-leaf notebook divided into class sections In the upper right hand corner, title and date each sheet as it is used. Rewrite and combine your old study and
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9/14/11 NOTE TAKING – LECTURE NOTES Sit near the front of the class to avoid distractions. Be a good listener - focus and concentrate on the main points of the lecture; get them down on paper; you’ll put them into your own words later along with your study notes. Pay attention to the instructors’ clues to what they consider important.
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9/14/11 NOTE TAKING – LECTURE NOTES (CONT) Immediately after a lecture, without looking at your notes, try to recall on a separate paper as much as you can about what you have heard and learned; then, review your actual lecture notes to confirm and/ or supplement your memory Recall your work several times over several days to commit the new information to memory!
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9/14/11 PROFESSORS Meet with your professors during their posted office hours or by appointment . WHAT IRRITATES PROFESSORS - Sleeping in class - Not going to class - Irresponsibility - Failure to read the syllabus - Excuses - Failure to meet deadlines
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9/14/11 TIME MANAGEMENT LEARN TO SAY NO! Balance social and study time DO NOT STUDY FOR MORE THAN TWO HOURS AT A TIME TRY TO STUDY DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS PRIORITIZE: List what you need to study each day; prioritize and set times for each item and stick to it
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9/14/11 TIME MANAGEMENT (Cont) USE TWO SCHEDULES Use your class schedule as a guide, block out specific times each day for study and other activities Create a semester schedule showing midterms, finals, due dates, and other important events Review both schedules weekly and allow more study time as needed; a good schedule keeps you from wandering off course
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9/14/11 USE THE 30-3-2 SCHEDULE - Study for 30 minutes
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course BIOL 2301 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Lone Star College System.

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