Study Smart. Study Less. Sports, extracurricular activities, your job, hangin' with friends-you have a life! You simply don't have time to spend hours studying every day! Improving Your Study Skills helps you really get cracking when you do crack the books. It helps you cram a lot of learning into a little time with tips on: Using technology to study and work more efficiently Organizing your time and space Note-taking and organization Strengthening your reading skills Choosing classes strategically Getting the typical "10% of your grade" for class participation Using the library and other resources efficiently Writing papers-from choosing the theme to proofing Studying for tests and overcoming the jitters Strategies for taking various types of tests Whether you're in high school or college-an average student, an honors student, or barely getting by-Improving Your Study Skills will help you up your grades without giving up your life. With Improving Your Study Skills, CliffsNotes-the resource that helps millions get to and through college-now helps you study smart and study less.O'Hara, Shelley is the author of 'Improving Your Study Skills', published 2005 under ISBN 9780764578038 and ISBN 0764578030.