effective studying

March 10, 2015
Skimming Skills

Effective Skimming Skills For Students and Career Advancement

The first life lesson you’ll learn in graduate school is that there is not enough time in the day to read the amount of material assigned by your professors. And this is where the art of skimming in your graduate program of choice comes in. The key to successful skimming skills is efficiency and effectiveness. Although much has changed in terms of how we can access reading material today (laptops, tablets, smartphones…), the method which was developed in 1946 by Francis Pleasant Robinson still remains one of the most effective study tools available to students. He called his method SQ3R, […]