3. Before taking a test, write down all the relevant information you can think of on an index card, as though it were a piece of paper you were allowed to bring with you.
It’s an extra writing exercise to help you remember the important things. It’ll also serve as a nice review when it comes time for exams later.
5. Leave yourself a gummy bear trail when reading.
13. While studying, do a short review session at each 20 minute interval of the newly learned material.
“Humans tend to halve their memory of newly learned knowledge in a matter of days or weeks unless they consciously review the learned material.” Reviewing is important and keeps you from forgetting key points.
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