Use these tips to become a better reader: 1. Take it Slow
Most people think that they read much slower compared to others. The truth is, the faster you read, the less likely you can comprehend the concept. 2. Write it Down
There is no power greater than the power of writing a concept on paper. You will remember it faster when you write it down. You want to understand the concept in the piece of work your reading. 3.Be suspicious.
To be a better reader, you must develop a sense of suspicion. You must be eager to know what the author will say at the end of the piece you are reading. 4. Feel it.
Yes, I will repeat that, feel it! As you read, you need to put yourself in the environment created by the author. Avoid any form of distractions and allow the concepts to simmer into your brain.
Make sure you can handle it If you are struggling academically or with time management, then working part time during college is probably not for you. Wait until you’re out of school or only work on breaks/vacations. Plan your class schedule wisely If you know you are going to work part time while in college, try to plan your class schedule around having a part time job. Weekends and seasonal Weekends and seasonal times are always a great time for working, if you don’t mind losing the free time. Work in your field This may seem like a challenge for college students, but get creative with it! I don’t mean that if you are studying pre-law to go apply to a law firm. Know how to limit yourself It can be so exhausting to balance work and school. If you ever slack behind in your classes or if you just feel yourself losing your sanity, it might be time to reevaluation. Have you been working part-time while in school? Let me hear from you!