The third edition of this lively and stimulating book offers and enlightening new approach to effective study. Without minimizing the importance of good organization and hard work, the author stresses throughout that study can and must be fun. To experience the real benefits to be gained from study requires a positive, self-directed approach. The advice offered in this book will help the student find and adopt the study methods most suited to his/her needs. There are detailed chapters on memory and review; essay planning and writing; speed-reading; taking notes; how best to use both teachers and computers; and a substantial section on test taking techniques. This books is suitable for all students studying for undergraduate degrees.