Checklist of Tips to Succeed

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Checklist of Tips to Succeed

READ • DO •REVIEW

1.

READ

SKIM

Section Titles, Graphs, Pictures and Bold Words

SECTION SUMMARIES

To get main idea of chapter

QUESTIONS (at the end of each section)

To see what you are expected to answer

NOW you are ready to . . .

READ

Read actively with questions in mind

Never read for more than 20 minutes at a time without taking a break

You may need to read more than once

2.

DO

3.

HOMEWORK

Mark questions you do not understand to ask in class

NOTECARDS

Create note cards of important words, concepts and people

ATTEND CLASS

Be alert

Take notes

Ask questions

REVIEW

4.

LECTURE NOTES

10 minutes EVERY night

Highlight important concepts and terms

Create note cards

BOOK NOTES (OUTLINES)

Add ideas from lecture notes

Highlight important concepts and terms

Create note cards

NOTECARDS

 daily

HOMEWORK

Go over old assignments to make sure you understand

If you don’t understand . . . ASK!

BEFORE THE EXAM

REVIEW

Lecture notes, note cards, book notes, homework

GET A GOOD NIGHTS SLEEP

EAT A GOOD BREAKFAST

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