list any 6 steps to consider when developing a study plan

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Learning how you, personally, learn is one of the keys to success on a study plan.  If you learn from writing things repeatedly, do so.  If you are more a visual learner, write important things for remembering in different colors. If you do not cram well, then look over new concepts every day for 15-20 minutes, jotting down any questions about these concepts.

What appears unorganized to some is not that way for others.  The general advice given to you in above posts and the enumerated steps of post #6 are all workable.  The key is to establish a pattern of learning for you yourself.

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Developing a study plan is about organization, timing, and goals. First, determine your goal, such as asking yourself what score are you trying to achieve. Second, determine your pace by deciding how much time each day you need to spend studying. Third, decide how much material you plan to memorize during each day. Fourth, determine how you will record and organize the information (such as using  note cards etc). Fifth and sixth, decide the various ways you will test your knowledge of the material before the actual test.

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First, you need to determne what exactly needs to be studied. Then, you have to determine exactly how long you have, and then how much time you can devote to studying. Then, you can test yourself on the content and see what you understand. Use the time you have left to memorize.
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A study plan is often a very personal thing.  Each person learns and studies best in different ways.  The first step in a study plan is to identify how you personally learn best.  The second step is to identify what materials need to be learned or reviewed.  The third step is to figure out how you can review this material in a format that is conducive to your personal study style.  The next step in your study plan is likely to be planning out the time you will spend studying.  It is important to divide the time you have remaining until the assessment.  You will need time to review all the material as well as time to relearn any material you still do not know or understand.  Leaving adequate study time is especially important for a study plan.  I would suggest the fifth and sixth steps are to review all the material and then review that material which is more difficult or needs to be relearned.

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