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College Success Skills: Online Resources: Reading and Note Taking Strategies

Guide to help UAS Ketchikan students be successful!

Reading a Textbook for True Understanding

Learning how to read your textbook most effectively is so very important.  These two web pages have some truly helpful tips!

Reading a Textbook for True Advantage, linked with permission from Cornell College

Study Formula SQ3R, linked with permission from College of Saint Benedicts/St. Johns

Note Taking

Virginia State University Libraries and Librarian Darnell Law have given us permission to link to their excellent Research Guide on  note-taking.  There are tips for taking notes so that you can be most efficient while taking notes, and your notes will be most helpful later on, when you're studying for an exam.  There are even templates to use for setting up your note taking, which look extremely useful. 

note taking