With the holidays behind us, many college students now face the unenviable reality of studying for final exams. Here are several tips.
By Nichole Ahlstrom
COLL100 Faculty at American Public University
In preparing for a test certain techniques must be addressed. For example, where and when studying occurs is important. How much material and what specific information must be studied, taking proper notes, and the list goes on. The most important aspect of studying for a test is not only reviewing class lectures, notes, and textbook material, but also the process that needs to follow is imperative.
By James Carmichael
Faculty Member, Electrical Engineering at American Public University
Imagine signing up for what you anticipate to be a difficult engineering course. You get your textbook before class starts and find that even though you recognize some of the symbols being used, you feel like you will soon be lost with this subject. There a few steps you should take to ensure you get the most out of your studies that I sum up with the phrase, â€œbreak down and build back up.â€