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The math and study Information below is found in:

__Study and Thinking Skills in College__ by Kathleen T. McWhorter.

__Student Success__ by Tim Walter and
Al Siebert.

__How to Study Math__ by Helen Burrier.

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Student:

1. One who attends a school, college, or university.

2. One who makes a study of something.

Class:

1. A group of students meeting to study the
same subject.

Study:

1. To apply one's mind purposefully to the
acquisition of knowledge or understanding of any subject.

2. To read carefully.

3. To memorize.

Learn:

1. To gain knowledge, comprehension, or
mastery of, through experience and study.

2. To fix in the mind or memory; memorize

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1. __The first step to
success__ is deciding what you want out of college, how badly you want it,
and how hard you are willing

to work to achieve it.

2. Studying is
not easy; it requires time and conscious
effort. It is often a demanding, challenging task.

3. Being a
college student is strenuous and demanding. There is a great deal expected of you.

4. You can learn to cope with
the tremendous workload of college if you develop two essential skills:
organization and

management.

5. College is very different
from any other place you have worked or studied.

6. **In college, learning is completely up to you.**

7. **The textbook is your main source for learning the subject.**

8. **Professors
function only as guides.**** **

**
****They define what is to be learned, but you do the
learning.**

9. Mathematics is a skill that
can only be learned and mastered by doing it yourself with lots and lots of
practice.

There is no other way.

10. __Take responsibility__** for your own learning.**

11. Class time is far shorter
than in high school; time is insufficient to provide numerous drills and
Practices.

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13. Instructors expect you to
learn the material and to be prepared to discuss it in class.

14. **When, where,
and how you learn are your decisions.**

15. **You are responsible for your learning. How well you do it is
up to you.**

16. You need a regular
training schedule.

17. You need a study schedule
that allows you time to learn everything you need to know.

18. Mathematics
is a very strict, regimented study that follows a prescribed order of events.

19. Mathematics is a
discipline that requires regular, consistent day‑to‑day study.

20. Read all assigned sections
before the class in which they are discussed.

21. Do the reading and
assignments on a regular basis.

22. Reading a mathematics
textbook takes more time and effort than many other types of books. Make sure
you are

understanding what you are reading.

23. When you study, you should
be thinking and reacting to the material in front of you.

24. Nearly everything in the
text is important.

25. Studying a mathematics
textbook takes more time than reading textbooks in most other disciplines.

26. Work through each example
in the textbook with paper and pencil.

27. Do as many problems as it
takes for you to know what you are doing. Become really skilled in each
concept.

28. Assume the responsibility
for your own learning. You have to decide how much studying is enough.

29. Practice solving problems
without referring to the text.

30. Expect every class to
count. Make it a rule to attend all
classes.

31. Complete all assignments.

32. Practice is an essential
element in all mathematics courses.

33. Study daily. Never let
your work pile up until the weekend.

34. Do not hesitate to ask a
question.

35. Buy any additional
material your professor recommends.

36. Regular study and daily
practice are necessary efforts to strengthen your skills.

37. Learning mathematics is a
process that takes time and effort.

38. Methodically read your
textbook, diligently do the homework, make every effort to learn the
mathematical skills.

39. Attending college is the
most important thing that you are now doing.

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