ay to yourself, "Where did I see this
information when I was studying?"
- When you find yourself forgetting important information,
think back to when you were studying.
- Try to think of where the information was located in a certain
book or on a certain page of the book or in your lecture notes
or on your note cards.
icture in your head what you read
or wrote that might help.
- Close your eyes and picture yourself
just as you studied for the test.
- Try to visualize the information just
as you saw it in your book or your notes when you were studying.
Try to remember what you said aloud when you studied.
rganize in your mind all of the study
aids that you used.
- Study aids include memory strategies
such as mnemonics and any other strategies used to memorize
- Think about any note cards that you
- Think about any key words and pictures
that you created.
emember to "dump" all the information
as you recall it.
- As you take the test, write everything
you studied. Write this in the margins or on the back of the
ell yourself that you need to go back
and look at the "dumped" information.
- As you answer the questions, go back
and look at everything you wrote in the margins or on the back
of the test.
- As you look at each thing in the margin,
ask if you included it in your answer, and if not, do you want
to include it?