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Study Tips: Active Reading

What is the diference between reading and active reading?

When you read a portion of a text, you are just reading the words on the page without the intent of understanding or evaluating it’s content. 298 more words

Med School

July 8

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today?

“INGLIS and HALL have just imported, In the ship Friendship, Capt. Fitzherbert, from Bristol.” 377 more words

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On Studying Books: The Basic Process

I do have somewhat of a process that I follow when it comes to reading books that I want to retain information about, and often will want to place in my Commonplace Binder, which is based on the… 408 more words


Some of My Note-Taking Tools

Today, I thought I’d share some of the tools that I use for note-taking. For the most part, I like to take notes by hand as I have found that it’s easier for me to remember rather than typing it down. 379 more words


On Reading: Wanting To Be A More Deliberate And Active Reader

One of the things that I think I need to do again is take time away from social media and focus on my projects. Sometimes hanging out on Facebook and seeing how everyone is doing is fun, especially since I normally don’t get to see them a lot, but I do a lot of mindless reading while going through that kind of social media. 317 more words


How to use Active Reading to Become a Better Writer

The following article was published on ProWritingAid on 13/03/2017. Read the full article here, or read below for an excerpt. 

Authors often discuss how reading improves your writing. 160 more words

Writing Advice

Word Power

I read this article from NPR yesterday and was excited. Not because of the content. I think the article makes a serious point, but the fact that the reporter pulled out the dictionary makes me giddy. 166 more words