Your Guide to University Success | GRAD - page 40

Checklist for preparing for a test:
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Did you make a serious effort to understand the work?
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Did you work on problems with your classmates?
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Did you attempt to outline each question before discussing it with
your classmates?
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Did you actively participate in group discussions?
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Did you consult with the tutor/lecturer when you were having
problems?
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Did you understand all of your solutions before the assignment
was handed in? Can you explain them and/or give examples?
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In class, did you ask for explanations of problems that were unclear
to you?
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If you had a study guide, did you go through it carefully before the
test and convince yourself you understood all of the material?
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Did you attempt to outline lots of problem solutions quickly;
without spending time doing the algebra, for example?
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Did you go over the study guide and problems with your
classmates and quiz one another?
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If there was a review session, did you attend it and ask questions
about any concepts or ideas that you were unsure of?
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Did you get a reasonable night’s sleep before the test?
Study methods
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6 Adapted from B. Oakley,
A mind for numbers: how to excel at Math & Science (Even if you flunked Algebra).
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