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Readings at university level may often be quite difficult, especially if the subject is not at all familiar, so you may feel overwhelmed by the whole reading experience. However, if you approach your reading strategically, you will find it much more manageable.

HELP! "How on earth can I get through all this reading?"
"Do I have to read everything on the reading list?"
"Someone said I only need to read the textbook."
"I can't understand a lot of what I'm reading. It's all so new to me."


Each of the sections within this workshop deals with an essential topic in academic reading:

Essential topics What's my purpose?What's my purpose?
How can I approach my reading texts?How can I approach my reading texts?
How can I read more effectively?How can I read more effectively?
How do I remember what I read?How do I remember what I read?

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