Improving your study skills can be the great educational equalizer. Effective studying is the one element guaranteed to produce good grades in school. But it is ironic that students are almost never taught how to study – effectively – in school. Example: An important part of studying is note-taking, yet few students receive any instruction […] Read more

The way you read a math textbook is different from the traditional way students are taught to read textbooks in high school or college. Students are taught to read quickly or skim the material. If you do not understand a word, you are supposed to keep on reading. Instructors of other courses want students to […] Read more

Spend as much time on math homework as needed. Complete your most difficult homework assignments first. Read ahead in the math textbook and prepare questions for the instructor. For each chapter, prepare your own list of math vocabulary words. Find a study buddy and set up group study times. Develop practice tests and time yourself […] Read more

It is more natural to forget something than to remember it. If you intend to remember something, apply as many of the following techniques as possible. 1. Be flexible. Experiment with many learning procedures. Be willing to abandon outmoded and faulty learning procedures so you will be free to acquire new and more efficient methods. […] Read more

1. Forming the group: The ideal study group is comprised of 3 or 4 students. It’s not recommended to form groups of 5 or more students. Determine ahead of time how long each study session will last and meet once weekly at a minimum. Every group member should be committed. In other words, they should […] Read more