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Print, eBook, and online sources for test preparation
Welcome to the Test Preparation Resource and Information Guide!This guide will help you find materials and information that will prepare you for success on the standardized tests required for your course of study at FSCJ and beyond. Remember that this is just a starting point! Our libraries and tutoring centers have many more materials that will help you prepare. Search the library catalog, or visit your LLC to see what's available!
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Reap the rewards of a higher GPA without sacrificing your sanity or your social life! If "I studied all night and I still didn't ace the test" is your mantra, this witty study guide will help you pinpoint your personal learning style, prevent study mishaps, and work to your strengths. Using the best research on memory and the brain, Study Smart, Study Less offers easy techniques to help you: * absorb info quickly * remember it accurately * create a successful study space * put together a productive study group * use interactive games to master tough material * identify pitfalls--and avoid falling into them * and stop overstudying (no--this isn't a typo) By learning how to learn, you'll not only feel smarter, you'll be smarter.
Here's something worth learning: Studying doesn't have to be a chore! This fun and accessible resource provides the tools you need to develop better study habits, boost your grades, and position yourself for academic success. Educational consultant Cynthia Clumeck Muchnick uses a wide range of ideas taken from hundreds of students to help you find a unique, effective method suited for your individual learning style. You'll improve transcripts for college applications, ace standardized tests, and become a better student at any level of education.This indispensable guide shows you how to:- Get the most out of class time- Use the best strategies for note-taking and memorizing- Improve writing skills- Prepare completely for tests- Safely and effectively conduct online research- Use Skype, iChat, or social media to form study groupsWith this guide in your backpack, you'll be able to balance school and activities, avoid pre-test panic, and achieve consistently better results.
GET ORGANIZED shows you how to create your ideal study environment by using simple time-management tips to develop to-do lists, daily schedules, monthly calendars, and project boards. Now updated to include electronic and online planning tools, this new edition also provides strategies that help you prioritize, avoid time trap activities, and anticipate opportunities. You'll learn how to make your study time efficient and effective.
"The Great Big Book of How to Study contains more than 400 pages of useful information and advice, and it's written in a direct, motivational style that will help students regain the confidence they need to succeed in school."
(PRINT) The best-selling How to Study has helped millions of students study smarter, not harder. For its 25th anniversary, it is undergoing the most extensive revision in a decade. How to Study reveals the study skills that all students need to know to be successful, whether the goal is landing a top scholarship, excelling in school, or preparing to return to school. This edition includes information on how to create an effective work environment, stand out in class, conduct research online, and much more. Fry also covers all the traditional elements of a winning study strategy, such as reading, writing, time-management, memory, and test-taking skills. How to Study introduces a revolutionary study system, along with examples, that gives students the edge in any learning environment. How to Study also: Prepares students of all ages to excel in their classes by developing effective study skills. Shows students, in a quick, easy-to-read style, the essential skills that can be applied outside the classroom and later in life. Includes study tips for teaching and studying with young children; advice for fighting mid-study fatigue and boredom; tips for in-class learning; and more.