Make up your own study guides and answer your own questions.
Compare your lecture notes with the textbook information to increase understanding. If anything doesn't seem to agree, ask the professor about it.
Try to study when you are alert.
Convert information to diagrams if visual information helps you learn.
Be in an environment that is appropriate for studying. If you don't have a good place to study, check out the The Learning Center at the library. We provide a quiet place to study, and a member of The Learning Center's staff or Peer Advisors are available to help you with studying if needed.
Take notes on thoughts you haveabout the subject you are studying.
Use flash cards to write down facts, key words and definitions, study questions and answers. Take them in your backpack and study them during unexpected free times.
Summarize: Give a brief, condensed account, avoiding unnecessary details. Trace: Show the order of events or progress of a subject or event.