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Study Skills by Mind Map: Study Skills

1. Jitters

1.1. Tell Yourself to Relax

1.2. See a Councilor

1.3. Be Organized

1.4. Practise Deep Breathing Techniques

1.5. Visualization

2. Developing Good Study Habits

2.1. Learn to Listen Actively

2.2. Learn Effective Note-Taking Skills

2.3. Develop Questions

2.4. Repeat What You Have Learned

2.5. Review Your Notes Before You Sleep

2.6. Keep Your Study Area Neat & Organized

3. Tests & Exams

3.1. Before the Exam

3.1.1. Do's

3.1.1.1. Get a Good Night's Sleep

3.1.1.2. Exercise

3.1.1.3. Get Ready

3.1.1.4. Keep a Good Balance of Diet & Exercise & Fun

3.1.1.4.1. Avoid Refined Sugar

3.1.1.4.2. Eat Healthy Snacks

3.1.1.4.3. Stay Hydrated - Don't forget to drink water.

3.1.1.5. Be On Time

3.1.2. Don'ts

3.1.2.1. Don't Cram

3.1.2.2. Don't Keep Studying Right Up Until the Last Minute

3.1.2.3. Don't Take Your Books

3.1.2.4. Avoid Caffeine

3.1.2.5. Don't Procrastinate (It leads to Cramming)

3.2. During the Exam

3.2.1. Jot Down Important Points

3.2.2. Look Over the Test

3.2.3. Do the Easiest Questions First

3.2.4. Focus

3.2.5. Read the Questions Carefully

4. Role of the Peer Advisor

4.1. Review Concepts

4.2. Encouragement

4.3. A Resource for Good Study Habits

4.4. Improve Reading Skills

4.5. Test & Exam Preparation Study & Preparation Help

4.5.1. Techniques for Improving Memory

4.5.1.1. Flash Cards

4.5.1.2. Link Method

4.5.1.3. Take Breaks

4.5.1.4. Sing It to Remember It

4.5.1.5. Chunking Material into Meaningful Pieces

4.5.2. Identify Ways to Focus

4.5.2.1. Tidy Work Space

4.5.2.2. Away from Windows

4.5.2.3. Turn off TV's, stereo's, music

4.5.2.4. Study at a Library

4.5.2.5. No Facebook, Instant Messaging Turn off Cell-phone While Working

4.5.3. Provide Advice for Coping with Anxiety

4.5.4. Time Management

4.5.4.1. Start Early

4.5.4.2. Develop a Study Plan

4.5.4.3. Plan to Study When Most Alert

4.5.5. Help Student Develop Ways to Demonstrate What He/She Knows

4.5.5.1. Mind-mapping

4.5.5.2. Tables

4.5.5.3. Diagrams

4.5.5.4. Graphs

4.5.5.5. Oral & Written Summaries

4.5.5.6. Mind Mapping

4.5.6. Techniques for Multiple Choice Questions