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Renee’s Pearls of Wisdom for studying for finals. “Recipe for success: Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.” ~ William A. Ward. Introduction. Prepare successfully for your final Know what to study

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Renee’s Pearls of Wisdomfor studying for finals

“Recipe for success: Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.” ~ William A. Ward


Introduction

  • Prepare successfully for your final

  • Know what to study

  • How to study

  • Test date, location and time

    “Be resilient I'm not telling you it is going to be easy

    - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it." -- Art Williams


Assess Your Current Grades

  • If current grade is, high continue great work

  • If low:

    * Talk to your teachers for advice

    * Do extra credit work

    “Though no one can go back and make a brand new start,

    anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.”

    ~ Carl Bard


Know What To Study For Final

  • Talk to your instructors

  • Use the study guide

  • Find the answers to it early

  • Make flash cards

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    “If you are not lighting any candles, don’t complain about being in the dark.”

    ~ unknown

    “The best way to finish an unpleasant task is to get started.”

    ~ Anonymous


Know What To Study For Final Cont.

  • If you are not given a study guide

  • Listen for cues in class lectures

    * “This information is important…”

    * “Write this down”

  • Use SQ3R Technique ( It is a proven technique to sharpen your study skills.SQ3R stands for “Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Review.”)

  • Make flash cards

  • Study early

    “Always give more than what’s expected.”

    ~ Donald Trump


Form A Study Group

  • Divide work load

  • Be on task

  • Come up with creative ways to study

  • Quiz each other

  • Be supportive of each other

    “Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by***, do something.

    Don’t just stand there, make it happen.

    –Lee Iacocca, Chairmain Chrysler Motors


Check These Things In Advance

  • Time

  • Location

  • Supplies

    * pencil

    * scan-tron sheet

    “Destiny is not a matter of chance, but of choice.

    Not something to wish for, but to attain.”

    ~ William Jennings Bryan


Study Without Cramming

  • Review a little at a time

  • Review class lecture notes after each class

  • Keep up with assigned readings

  • Make flash cards

    “Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.”

    ~Napoleon Hill


The Night Before Final

  • Light review

  • Gather your supplies

  • Get a good night sleep

    “You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be

    tomorrow where your thoughts take you.”

    ~ James Allen


The Day Of Final

  • Eat normally

  • Be confident

  • Positive self talk…I am:

    * Successful * Capable * Prepared

    * Talented * Confident * Well Equipped

  • Arrive early

    “Whatever you truly conceive of in the mind, is possible.”

    ~ Unknown


The Day Of Final Cont.

  • Write name on test

  • Follow directions

  • Look through exam and evaluate where you need to spend the most time

  • Use all the time needed and available

  • Check over exam before turning in

    “You may never know what results come of your action,

    but if you do nothing there will be no result.”

    ~ Mahatma Gandhi


Be Resilient

  • Learn from mistakes

    * Prepare better next time if you feel you

    did not do well

  • Walk away feeling good that you

    did your best

    “Fall seven times, stand up eight. ~Japanese Proverb

    “If at first you don’t succeed, you’re like everyone else who went on to greatness.” ~ Patrick Combs


Conclusion

  • Tips for preparing successfully for your final

  • Knowing what to study

  • How to study

  • Test date, location and time

  • Be resilient

    “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.”

    ~Elbert Hubbard

    “If at first you don’t succeed, you’re like everyone else who went on to greatness.”

    ~Patrick Combs


GIFT TO INSPIRE YOU

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"We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.” -- Max DePree

“Neither you nor the world knows what you can do until you have tried.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


  • Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning. Mohandas Karamchand (Mahatma) Gandhi


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