Resources for Reading and Study Skills
Discover additional resources to help you succeed academically.
Note: Some links are external links leading to other websites outside of UNC.
Information on preparing to study, listening better, improving reading skills, taking notes in class, and more.
Information and links on reading improvement and study skills.
Provides techniques on how to take effective notes before, during, and after class.
Tips for what to do before, during, and after reading.
Information on using a dictionary, finding the main idea, identifying supporting details, understanding figurative language, and more.
University of Minnesota's site, with lots of information, including a study skills survey and tips on time management and management.
Study Guides and Strategies website devoted to a wide variety of topics and languages.
Provides techniques on how to read your textbook effectively.
Find out what kind of learner you are: visual, auditory, or physical/kinesthetic.
Provides study strategies based on learning style.
Understand your test anxiety.
Provides strategies on how to effectively deal with test anxiety.
Provides tips on test preparation as well as test-taking tips.