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Want to retain more of what you read, perform better on tests, or just remember where you left your car keys? Author Ron Fry's effective system has helped thousands of people successfully adapt today's best memorization techniques to their own needs and situations. Packed with quizzes designed to pinpoint your specific trouble spots - as well as proven strategies for any m ...more
ebook, Sixth Edition, 136 pages
Published April 24th 2012 by Career Press (first published 1994)
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Adam Uraynar
Jan 14, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Ron White explains how to remember names just as much as p 93 does.

p 53 Is there a way to estimate the answer, or at least, estimate the range

p 54 Play around. There are different paths to the same solution. When checking your calculations, try working backwards for arithmetic errors.

p 58 Draw vertical lines close to the text to assign a level of importance. One vertical line signifies that it should be reviewed. Two indicates greater importance. Asterisks or stars signify "learn or fail" mater
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Sebah Al-Ali
Nov 20, 2009 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
The book is clearly designed to suit American students. Its main goal seems to be assessing students to remember better for their studies (obvious from the "How to study" logo on the cover.. which I didn't see :/). It also builds a lot of its "given" information on American related history, geography and so on.

I learned from it that when we attach the unfamiliar with the familiar, it gets easier to remember. I also learned that we have different kinds of memories: visual, verbal and kinesthetic
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Janice Wang
This was pretty informative and helpful when it came to STUDYING. However, this book didn't really teach me much or explain a lot about memorizing, which was what the title was led me to believe.
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Ron Fry is a nationally known proponent for the improvement of public education and an advocate for parents and students, playing an active role in strengthening personal education programs. In addition to being the author of the best-selling How to Study series, which has sold more than 3,000,000 copies to date, Fry has written more than 30 other books in the areas of education and careers. He is ...more
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