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A little book that takes students clearly through the important differences between the 'why' and 'how' of reading at university, this book shows how to use reading lists, journals and books effectively and how to put together coherent, useful notes.
Covering all the core skills you will need to help you make the most of your university course, 'The Ultimate Study Skills Handbook' is your key to success. It provides the techniques, tips and exercises that will help improve your grades.
This page describes how to take effective notes while reading. Taking notes is a way to engage with the printed word, and can help you to retain more of the information, especially if you summarise and paraphrase it.
Like many students, you might find that you are time-poor and you will, therefore, need to be speedy and efficient in your reading. This guide will help you become an efficient reader and information processor.
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