Academic Skills

Reading Strategies

Long readings? Not sure which parts are the most important? Want to be able to remember what you just read? Learn how to tackle college-level readings.

Resource Documents

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  ▪  Evaluate your reading strategies
  ▪  Integrate an active reading strategy
  ▪  Learn different ways to get through readings
  ▪  Practice the Survey-Question-Read-Recite-Review (SQ3R) method
  ▪  Plan out your reading strategies and objectives

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  • Robinson, F.P. (1946). Effective study. New York: Harper & Row.