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misconceptions and get your questions answered soon after you are exposed to the material, rather thanto wait, for two reasons: (1) the question or doubt is fresh in your mind and you won’t forget about it and(2) instructors usually build their lessons on material already presented. If you don’t take these steps now,you are setting yourself up for problems later in the course.2.Apply or visualize.What does this material mean toyou? How willyouuse this new knowledge? Tryto find a way to apply it in your own life or thoughts. If you can’t use the knowledge right away,visualize yourself using the knowledge to solve a problem or visualize yourself teaching the material toother students.3.Cement your knowledge.If you use the two-column note-taking method, cover up the right side ofyour notes with a piece of paper, leaving the questions in the left column exposed. Test yourself by tryingto answer your questions without referring to your notes. How did you do? If you are unsure aboutanything, look up the answer and write it down right away. Don’t let a wrong answer be the last thingyou wrote on a subject, because you will most likely continue to remember the wrong answer.Studying in Course UnitsAt the end of each unit, or at least every two weeks or so, use your notes and textbook to write an outline orsummary of the material in your own words. (Remember the paragraphs you wrote to summarize each class orreading? They’ll be very helpful to you here.) After you have written the summary or outline, go back and rereadyour outline from the prior unit followed by the one you just wrote. Does the new one build on the earlier one? Doyou feel confident you understand the material?Studying before the ExamAt least a week before a major exam, ask yourself these questions: What has the instructor said about what isincluded on the exam? Has the instructor said anything about what types of questions will be included? If you were203COLLEGE SUCCESS
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the instructor, what questions would you ask on an exam? Challenge yourself to come up with some really toughopen-ended questions. Think about how you might answer them. Be sure to go to any review sessions the instructoror your section leader holds.Now go back and review your outlines. Do they cover what the instructor has suggested might be on the exam?After reviewing your outlines, reread the sections of your notes that are most closely associated with expected examquestions. Pay special attention to those items the instructor emphasized during class. Read key points aloud andwrite them down on index cards. Make flash cards to review in downtimes, such as when you’re waiting for a busor for a class to start.More Tips for SuccessSchedule a consistent study-review time for each course at least once a week, in addition to yourclass and assignment time. Keep to that schedule as rigorously as you do your class schedule. Use your

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