Succeeding in Science - Succeeding in Science The following...

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Succeeding in Science The following suggestions are meant to help you: -Learn more -Get better scores on tests and quizzes -Improve your problem solving and critical thinking skills -Do better on labs -Decrease your anxiety level Since there is no single successful method of study that works for everyone, you should adapt these suggestions to fit your needs. However, based on many years of teaching science and several years as a student before that, I have observed that successful students make use of most, if not all of these methods. 1. Discipline yourself to read the chapter before you hear the lecture in class. Having a foundation of understanding will help you immensely for when you hear the material from your instructor. 2. Don’t try to read you the whole chapter in one sitting. If you have time, you may want to skim the chapter to see where you are heading, but in general learn the chapter a section at a time so you don’t get overwhelmed by the information. You may even want to keep notebook paper handy to jot down notes or questions you have for your teacher. Also, don’t highlight the whole book. 3. Take good notes in class. You may think you can remember the material over a period of time, but you will probably have lapses in memory when it comes to quiz or test time. Also, remember that the
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course CHEM 100 taught by Professor Feebeck during the Fall '10 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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