Academic Success Tip - Skeletal Outlines
Posted November 17th, 2009 by Kimberly K. Ballard
Boil your course down to a one- or two-page checklist of topics and subtopics. Memorize the list for a closed-book exam and write it down on scrap paper after you are told you can start the exam. In an open-book exam, place this list at the top of your outline. Use it as a handy guide to see if you have forgotten anything in your outline of an answer to an exam question.