Answered By: Shawna Burtis
Last Updated: Jun 30, 2021     Views: 282

Sometimes called previewing or pre-reading, the steps we take before reading can help us read more quickly and efficiently (think: less re-reading), improve understanding, and sustain focus. When faced with a difficult or lengthy reading, the five pre-reading tips below encourage a smoother, more productive reading session.

Coordinator the Undergraduate Peer Mentor Program, member Emily Bruey shares her tips for setting yourself up for success in part 1 of a three-part series on Reading Skills

Reading Skills Part 1 Blog Post

Reading Skills Part 1: Setting Yourself Up for Success (Blog)

Other Posts in this Series

Reading Skills Part 2: Alternatives to Highlighting

Reading Skills Part 3: Read to Remember


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