This 2nd edition includes multi-choice chapter reviews, extra images, and a very detailed step-by-step case study showing how to use mnemonics to learn the Geological Time Scale.
Being a successful student is far more about being a smart user of effective strategies than about being ‘smart’. In fact it is possible to predict how well a student will do simply on the basis of their use of study strategies.
This book is a companion to the book on taking notes, although neither requires you to have read the other. Whereas the book on note-taking encompasses many study skills, including those of selection, organization, and comprehension, this book focuses solely on strategies for memorizing.