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College Reading Strategies


Reading is a fascinating activity that lets you dream, travel, gain knowledge, lower stress, laugh, cry, and wonder; mostly, it makes you think. In college, thinking is one of the main tools for success, so reading is crucial if you hope to be successful in your studies and in your career. The following links will give you some hints for how to engage effectively with your college reading assignments.

Active Reading: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills/success/reading.html

Active Reading Strategies: https://www.sru.edu/academics/enrollment/academicservices/Documents/Coll...

College learning Strategies: http://www.isu.edu/success/strategies/handouts.shtml

How to Read a College Textbook: http://www.dixie.edu/fye_handbook/File/How%20to%20Read%20a%20College%20T...

Reading Actively: http://college.lclark.edu/live/files/10244-readingshortpdf

Reading in College: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills/success/reading.html

Ten Tips for Reading College Textbooks: https://www.uwosh.edu/readingstudycenter/documents/reading-textbooks/at_...