. Study in short chunks of time (e.g. 30 mins). Reduce multi-tasking during the study.
. Dedicated space for study. Consider not using this place for entertainment.
. Understand the Recognition and Recollection is rather different. Rearrange the content and find new relationships among them.
. Take notes as you study. Identify the problem areas. Color-coding your notes can help.
. Consider what could be a question that can be asked to evaluate your understanding.
. Facts needs to be memorized and concepts needs to be understood.

Ref: Marty Lobdell - Study Less Study Smart