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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 wisdom for studying for finals

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
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 c urrent g rades
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 w hat t o s tudy f or f inal
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 t o s tudy f or f inal c ont
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
GIFT TO INSPIRE YOU
  • BOOK MARK

"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

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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