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Mastering Study Skills

Part 3, “Mastering Study Skills” in College Countdown gives reliable and innovative advice to help students improve their reading, note taking, listening, test taking, research and essay writing skills. Find sample tips in Section I of this web site, and remember these skills are more fully discussed in College Countdown. This book also gives tips to:

  • Plan to manage time by using calendars and date books to ensure all the deadlines are met.
  • Identify the student’s best learning styles and discovery of their own thinking styles to memorize more easily.
  • Learn how to listen and speak more effectively to become a good communicator.

High school students should practice these skills to improve their grades. Remember school success helps make school more interesting.

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