CONTENTS

BACK
FOREWORD  3
INTRODUCTION  7
PART I       THE WIZARD’S WAY  9
Why Learn How to Study? 10
Why Homework? 13
How to Stay Focused 14
Where to Study 18
PART 2      MEMORY STRATEGIES 21
How to Study 21
Taking Notes 27
PART 3      READING SPEED 32
Nail it! 33
PART 4      HOMEWORK 40
The Rationale 41
Homework How To 44
Math is Special 47
Learning and Sleep 52
PART 5     THE MATRIX 53
Weekly Assignment Matrix 53
Study Alerts! 57
Daily Study Matrix 58
PART 6     TESTS 69
Handling Stress 72
Get In the Zone 73
Just Breathe 74
Preparing for Tests 77
Test Types and Strategies 78
PART 7      PAINLESS RESEARCH PAPERS 83
Wizard’s Research Toolkit 88
Google 83
Other Resources 89
PART 8      RESEARCH PAPER FRAMEWORK 93
Steps to Follow 97
Appendix  A   MATRIX FORMS 106
                 Weekly Assignment Matrix 107
Daily Study Matrix 110
Research Paper Framework 111
Wizard’s Research Notes 112
Wizard’s Notes 113
Appendix  B   Reading Speed Practice 114