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    How to study, write and learn from multiple choice exams

    by University of Victoria's Counselling Services Often students anticipate their first multiple choice exam to be simply a matter of recognising true statements. However, experience with these exams shows students that they are often asked to do more than just recognise textbook material. Multiple choice questions require fine distinctions... >Full Story

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    Study Skills for College and University Tests and Exams

    from UWO Student Development Centre's Learning Skills Services Prepare for Class: Read the recommended text pages. Some students like to do a fairly quick reading before class, and then after class they make their study notes from the text. Other students will read and make notes before they go to class. Try both options to see which works...... >Read More



    Essay exam study skills in college and university

    You may often be asked in college to take essay exams. In certain ways, the same principles for writing good out-of-class essays apply to writing good in-class essays as well. For example, both out-of-class and -in-class essays are more successful when you: take into consideration your purpose, audience and information; develop a thesis...... >Read More



    Study Skills: Ace Your Computing Science Courses

    Top 5 VIRTUAL WORLD Tips Have your logic thought out and written down before starting to write programming code. Write code in modules, thoroughly testing each before integrating them all together. Consider special cases when testing your code. Put brief, but informative, comments throughout your code. Always allow plenty of time for...... >Read More



    How to choose where to study (college or university)

    You may not realize what an incredible impact the school you choose will have on your life. Perhaps you do not realize it, but you can change your mind. So here a few things that I learned during my time at Queen's University that you may find helpful to keep in mind when deciding on a school. Just because your significant other... >Read More



    Study Skills: How to Ace First Year Chemistry

    First Year "Killer Chemistry" -- that's what they call it at the university I attend. Here are some tips that I hope will help you do well: Learn significant figures. If you do not learn significant figures, you will lose marks. Contrary to what most people think, learning how significant figures work is not actually very difficult. Make sure...... >Read More



    Business 101 Survival

    Master these early on in your business classes and you'll be well on your way to acing the rest of your business degree: Learn to read effectively. Skim the less important parts and spend more time on key concepts. Learn memory tricks. First year classes teach you the base "language" for later courses. Memory tricks help to learn all those...... >Read More



    Study Skills: Managing Your Test Anxiety in College

    by UWO Student Development Centre's Learning Skills Services What does test anxiety feel like? Some students feel mainly physical distress symptoms, such as headaches, nausea, faintness, feeling too hot or too cold, etc. Others express more emotion, wanting to cry or laugh too much, or feeling angry or helpless. The major problem of...... >Read More


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