Start early. Your
brain cannot process four chapters in four hours. Get in the habit
of reading a few pages a day.
Do the homework (and
not an hour before it is due). Working with the material helps you
learn it. Not only will you remember the information, but you will
have practice using it.
Ask questions. If
you read the material ahead of time, you will know what is confusing and
you can ask about it in class.
Explain the material to
Write out your notes.
This helps your brain process the information and store it.
Get some sleep.
Your brain needs to sleep to process the information you collected during
the day. No sleep, no storage.
inhibits your brains ability to learn.