Improving Your Study Skills

Improving Your Study Skills : Study Smart, Study Less

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Study Smart. Study Less. Sports, extracurricular activities, your job, hanging with friends means you have a life! You simply don't have time to spend hours studying every day!"Improving Your Study Skills" helps you really get cracking when you do crack the books. It helps you cram a lot of learning into a little time with tips on: using technology to study and work more efficiently; organizing your time and space; note taking and organization; strengthening your reading skills; choosing classes strategically; getting the typical "10 per cent of your grade" for class participation; using the library and other resources efficiently; writing papers from choosing the theme to proofing; studying for tests and overcoming the jitters; and, strategies for taking various types of tests. Whether you're in high school or college, an average student, an honors student, or barely getting by, "Improving Your Study Skills" will help you up your grades without giving up your life. With "Improving Your Study Skills", CliffsNotes, the resource that helps millions get to and through college now helps you study smart and study less.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 134 x 210 x 12mm | 206g
  • Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S.
  • Hoboken, NJ, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0764578030
  • 9780764578038
  • 1,059,884

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Study Smart. Study Less.

Sports, extracurricular activities, your job, hangin' with friends--you have a life! You simply don't have time to spend hours studying every day! Improving Your Study Skills helps you really get cracking when you do crack the books. It helps you cram a lot of learning into a little time with tips on: Using technology to study and work more efficientlyOrganizing your time and spaceNote-taking and organizationStrengthening your reading skills Choosing classes strategicallyGetting the typical "10% of your grade" for class participationUsing the library and other resources efficientlyWriting papers--from choosing the theme to proofingStudying for tests and overcoming the jittersStrategies for taking various types of tests

Whether you're in high school or college--an average student, an honors student, or barely getting by--Improving Your Study Skills will help you up your grades without giving up your life.

With Improving Your Study Skills, CliffsNotes--the resource that helps millions get to and through college--now helps you study smart and study less.
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Table of contents

Introduction. Test Yourself. 1. Making Good Grades. 2. Getting Organized. 3. Reading. 4. Taking Notes. 5. Studying for Tests. 6. Taking Tests. 7. Doing Research. 8. Writing Papers. 9. Using Technology. 10. Getting Extra Help. 11. Dealing with Problems. Appendix Resources. Index.
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About Shelley O'Hara

Shelley O'Hara has written more than 100 books. She holds a master's in English from the University of Maryland.
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