Second Semester Grade help

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    I have taken two Med Surg test and have made 80's on both. 80 is the minimum passing grade. I need help with critical thinking. I already rewrite notes, take ATI practice tests, note cards, record lectures and I'm still struggling. I have seven exams left and I need higher test grades. First semester I ended up with a high B average. Confused to what I'm doing wrong this semester. Thanks.
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    Quote from trayborn
    I have taken two Med Surg test and have made 80's on both. 80 is the minimum passing grade. I need help with critical thinking. I already rewrite notes, take ATI practice tests, note cards, record lectures and I'm still struggling. I have seven exams left and I need higher test grades. First semester I ended up with a high B average. Confused to what I'm doing wrong this semester. Thanks.
    Have you tried working with a tutor once a week?
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    I agree with de2013. You need another person to bounce off questions and rationales.
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    I do not know how to find a tutor at the school I am enrolled. I am willing to pay someone to tutor me every week. I guess I should start out asking my instructor. I'm just out of ideas. I have a Renal exam in two weeks and I'm scared I'll over study or study the wrong way. Thanks for your responses.
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    I'm also a visual learner but I am so afraid if I watch a video I'll be learning it the wrong way. Fear of the video not being completely accurate.
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    Quote from trayborn
    I do not know how to find a tutor at the school I am enrolled. I am willing to pay someone to tutor me every week. I guess I should start out asking my instructor. I'm just out of ideas. I have a Renal exam in two weeks and I'm scared I'll over study or study the wrong way. Thanks for your responses.
    You school should have a center for academic achievement but your professor will k own the details. It should be free.
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    Quote from trayborn
    I do not know how to find a tutor at the school I am enrolled. I am willing to pay someone to tutor me every week. I guess I should start out asking my instructor. I'm just out of ideas. I have a Renal exam in two weeks and I'm scared I'll over study or study the wrong way. Thanks for your responses.
    Study groups are always helpful. People say it all the time, but I used to do a lot of study groups my first 2-3 semesters. I used to be in a study group with the "know-it-all" type, would would disagree with EVERYTHING she thought was wrong and the good thing is, that person a lot of time will have it backed up. The person I studied with had page numbers for everything when she was backing herself up. It was annoying, but that person was usually right.

    One of my favorite study habits is when I go to the supermarket. I pick the LONGEST line at checkout and pull out notecards to study them. Just a little random place. I brought my notecards everywhere.

    I still do...I have 2 semesters to go (my ADN program is 6 semesters)
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    Thank you for your helpful tips.


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