Reading Time


Comprehension should be your main reading goal, not how fast you read.

• Develop a general study schedule that shows specifically when you plan to study for each class and for how long.

• Choose the times you study based on when you are most alert, and determine the length of time of each study session using your reading averages for the subjects you are taking.

• Track your reading rates so you can create daily reading plans that set realistic goals for your classes each week.

The following reading tips are presented in this chapter and will contribute to your becoming a more efficient reader:

• reading quickly, when it is appropriate

• skimming

• regressing or rereading

• subvocalizing

• pacing