New college freshmen often struggle to adjust to college-level reading and writing. It’s not necessarily that they struggle with understanding comprehension, mechanical or grammatical principles (although many do); rather, their reading and writing skills lack focus and originality.
In order to succeed at a college level, students must learn to write with proper grammar and originality and to read at a level of comprehension and speed equal to or better than that of a college student. The guides below will help any college (or high school) student who is eager to improve their reading and writing skills.
- From High School to College
- Basics of Improving Reading Comprehension
- Reading Challenging Material
- Reading Strategies for ESL/EFL Students
- Improving Reading Comprehension Through Summary Writing
- SQ3R Strategy
- PQ4R Strategy
- How to Write A College Essay
- Thesis Statements
- Writing In-Class Essay Exams
- How To Write A College Term Paper
- Common Mistakes Students Make When Writing Term Papers
- Writing Process for Research Papers
- Writing a Personal Statement (for an application to a graduate program)
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