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Skip to 1 minute and 0 seconds Listen to this story and try to remember as much as possible.

Skip to 1 minute and 7 seconds Start by dividing everything into different groups. Sometimes one group may be enough. It is important to keep the group separated. If you don’t, this may lead to problems. The whole task school probably seem complicated at first, but it will soon become a part of everyday life. Once you have completed the task everything must be returned to its proper place or re-used immediately, and after a while you will have to do the whole task again. The chances of this task coming to an end in the near future are small. What do you remember?

Skip to 1 minute and 50 seconds Did you notice that you were wondering what the story was about? It was about doing the laundry.

Skip to 2 minutes and 1 second So, what does this tell you about what your memory needs?

A SMART way to study

In this step, and the following, you can watch two animations on study techniques. Conversations regarding study techniques often take up most time of mentor group meetings.

In this video you can view some SMART and some less SMART ways for students to study.

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