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Developing Study Skills: Chapter Summary
It's important for new college students to develop strong study skills. This comprehensive guidance chapter shows you exactly what you need to do in order to take good class notes, study more effectively and find the time to study even if you're busy. This chapter includes lessons on:
Improving your study skills
By taking time to cultivate good study habits, you'll be able to make sure you stay on top of your grades and succeed in all of your classes. This lesson offers several tips and strategies that can help you create a consistent study schedule and get the most out of your study time.
Finding time to study with a busy schedule
College students must balance their busy class schedules with work and other activities. With full schedules, it can be hard to find the time to study. This lesson offers several tips to help you fit studying into your daily routine.
Making your own study guides and taking notes
It's important to take notes during class; however, few students know how to take notes effectively and arrange them into helpful study guides. This lesson can help you strengthen your note-taking skills and abilities in creating your own study guides.
1. How to Improve Your Study Skills
Everyone knows that they should study, but many students aren't sure exactly how to study. In this lesson, we'll talk about study skills, including how to arrange your study schedule and how to study effectively.
2. Fitting Studying into a Busy Schedule
Most students today lead incredibly busy lives, trying to balance work, school, and social obligations. So, when does anyone have time to study? This lesson will show you how to fit studying into your busy schedule.
3. Taking Notes and Making Study Guides for Yourself
Notes and study guides are important tools for scholastic success. But what's the best way to take notes? And how do you create a study guide? This lesson will help you learn how to effectively complete both of these tasks.
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