What Skills to Learn for College

Writing

  • Plan, organize, draft, & revise
  • Write on- demand for tests
  • Increase writing speed
  • Improve editing skills

Reading Speed & Skills

  • Overview
  • Skim
  • Use context
  • New vocabulary
  • Figures of speech
  • Timed reading

Literature & Literary Terms

  • Read daily
  • Characters, conflict, plot, setting, methods of development

Grammar & Usage

  • Parts of speech
  • Subject-verb agreement
  • Clauses, phrases, prep phrases
  • Pronoun choices
  • Common errors

Punctuation

  • Apostrophes, end-marks, commas, semi-colons, quote marks
  • Accuracy

Test Strategies

  • Practice AP & SAT tests
  • Practice essay exams
  • Time & choices

Study Skills

  • Methods to improve academic performance & memory

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