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     Learn A Word A Day: Learning a word a day will go a long way in helping you to easily assimilate whenever you read. Imagine you reading a sentence and you hardly know the meanings of about five to six words. You will find it difficult to get the exact message the writer is trying to pass across. However, you can get some dictionary apps or download 'a word a day' app on your computer, tablets or smartphone. This app will randomly give you a word to learn every day with their meanings. Meanwhile, if you have not been doing this before, it might look difficult at start but remember everything is difficult before it becomes easy.


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    Have A Personal Time Table: For effective reading, an individual must create his/her own personal reading time table. This will make you know the time to get serious and time to play. You have to ensure you mark your own convenient time for reading and also ensure you don't skip it unnecessarily. 

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    Personal Devotion: One of the most important steps of reading to assimilate is personal devotion. Personal devotion simply means giving great determination and commitment towards achieving a particular goal. You must devote your time for reading and not allowing your non-serious friends to deviate you from what you are aiming to achieve. Make sure you devote yourself and sacrifice your time for reading.

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    Have Self Control: One of the things that cause failure in our campuses is that student finds it really difficult to control themselves. A student that does not know how to control himself or herself will find it very difficult to read and understand. You must always deny yourself from some unnecessary assignment to be able to achieve your goal. You must ensure that your mind is not clouded with some fluffy thought that could easily divert your attention while reading. 

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    Eat Good Food And Use Good Reading Posture: Eating good food makes you mentally alert at all time; it will prepare the body and the brain to catch up easily. Sitting in a good reading posture also helps in assimilation. The book should be kept at a comfortable height that you can easily look straight without bending your neck and straining your eyes. You should consider lying down to read as an alternative when you are no more comfortable sitting while reading.

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    Location Used For Reading: Study yourself to know the best location for you to read and easily assimilate. Some individual can assimilate when reading in a very busy and noisy environment while some only read and understand in a silent place. But some are so talented that they can read and understand in any situation they find themselves, both in a noisy and silent environment. Thus, ensure that you stick to the one that works perfectly for you. 

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    When To Stop Reading: It's paramount for everyone to ensure that he or she knows when to stop reading.  When you read to a certain point that you can no more comprehend or assimilate what you are reading, then it's apparent that there's need for you to do something else aside reading. The common symptoms are headache, confusion, dizziness and body aches. When this happens you can join your friends to gist, chat, play or do something that will relieve the tension on your brain.



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  • Edit Tips Make sure you take off any form of distraction because once your attention is divided; it will become difficult to read and understand.
  • Edit Tips You can take a few breaks after reading, to give your mind a rest and let yourself focus on other things for a while.
  • Edit Tips Always stop reading when you cannot assimilate again and do something else to refresh your brain.


  • Edit Warning Reading too much at a certain age may divert the mind from its creative pursuits.
  • Edit Warning When you read too much and use your brain too little, it might make you fall into lazy habit of thinking.

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