This handout offers several tips on effective studying. Implementing these worksheet into your regular study routine can help you to efficiently and effectively learn course material.

Use the template below to pre-test before reading. Apply questions to key words and headings. How much do you know already? Be curious.

Dive in with purpose and read for answers to basic questions. Make assignments more interesting and memorable by spending a few minutes thinking first, then reading.

Use the template as a post-test after reading. How well do you remember main ideas and details without looking back?

Download PDF: Simple Study Template

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