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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Practicing Critical Reading Strategies
Course SummaryPrepare for success in college with this college readiness course. Review the math, writing, and reading comprehension skills that you'll use in your college coursework, and see tips for developing study skills.
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About This Course
This college readiness course helps to ensure that you have mastered the basic reading, math and writing skills necessary in order for you to perform at the college level. These brief, yet entertaining and informative lessons and assessment quizzes can help you take a good look at your current skills, so that you can evaluate your college readiness accurately.
The following topics are covered in this course:
The math section helps you assess your skills in using arithmetic with whole numbers and your proficiency with the rules and formulas found in basic algebra and geometry.
The lessons in the reading section will help you check your reading strategies including how to extract meaning from several types of writing, examine and evaluate various reading materials, and draw accurate conclusions from what you've read.
By working through the lessons in the writing section, you can evaluate your ability to effectively identify and use the steps of the writing process, proofread and revise your work, and identify the elements of formal and informal writing.
Finding and Using Content on Study.com
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Developing Study Skills
This chapter helps you evaluate your schedule to find time to study while pursuing a busy college schedule. You can also find tips for taking effective notes and assessing your overall study skills.
After using these lessons to check your readiness for college, you'll be ready to take on college-level work! This course offers advice on:
- Developing study skills for college
- Ensuring skill levels are met for college-level reading, writing and math
- Using resources to improve grades
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