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College Success Guide, 2nd Edition by Patricia Weiss, Dr. Karin Blackett

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CHAPTER 1Study Skills

“The purpose of studying is learning the material, not just memorizing it.”

Anonymous

No matter how much you want to go deep sea diving, you cannot do it successfully if you do not have the right training and tools. The same is true for academic success. You need the right tools for the job. In this chapter, we take a look at some effective study skills.

Reading Tools

The following sections present tools that can assist you in becoming a more efficient and productive reader. If you use these tools while reading, you will become a much better student, and you will find studying for tests to be less difficult than it was in the past.

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