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Taking good notes is a three-stage process in which you should get ready to take notes before class, take notes during class, and rewrite your notes after class. Read on to learn about these three stages and what you should do in each stage.  
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Pegwords

 
The pegword strategy is a good strategy to use when you must remember a number of ideas such as five reasons we should conserve energy. Pegwords are words that rhyme with number words. Each pegword is substituted for a number word and is then associated with information to be remembered. For example, 'run' is substituted for 'one.' Read on to learn about the pegwords for one through ten and how to use them to remember information.
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Math Word Problems

 
RQWQCQ is a strategy that will help you solve math word problems. Each of the letters stands for a step in the strategy: r ead the entire problem to learn what it is about, find the q uestion to be answered, w rite the facts needed to answer the question, decide on the computations needed to answer the q uestion, set up the problem on paper and do the c omputations, and q uestion whether your answer is possible?
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Free Study Tip Before I can study after school I have to have a shower and change into comfortable clothes - sometimes even my pajamas. Then I sit down with a snack and a full water bottle. Then I can start to study.. doing this helps me to relax.
 
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Another free Study Tip Write down vocabulary words on post-it notes and then post them up around the house or places in your house that you come to a lot. Then whenever you go by use the post-it note like you would a vocabulary notecard.
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A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors If there is something you always like to do (e.g., watching T.V.), do it. You will totally be more focused. Because if you don't you'll be telling yourself you're bored and that's not good. Plus an elementary teacher or principal told my mother to do that for me. It Works For Me. Try it!
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