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How do I improve Reading Comprehension?

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How do I improve Reading Comprehension?

Post Thu Apr 06, 2017 7:26 pm
Hi!
I have difficulty with RC, nothing seems to work, I take notes but I always get majority wrong... please help!!! any advice appreciated!.

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Post Fri Apr 07, 2017 7:25 am
A couple of other suggestions, in addition to Brent's sound advice:

- Read voraciously everyday for two weeks. (Anything challenging will do.) There's research suggesting that the physiology of our brains changes when we read more: http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2014/01/study-reading-a-novel-changes-your-brain/282952/

- Consider incorporating some mindfulness meditation. http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/05/study-meditation-improves-memory-attention/275564/

Afterwards, review the official material you've worked through and see if there are patterns to the questions you've missed. Anything unclear, post here. Jot a few notes to yourself about simple adjustments you can make. Before you select an option in Reading Comp ask yourself if there's textual support for that answer. Be relentless. Then hit some fresh official tests to see if your adjustments are working.

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