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Best way to improve RC?

Jeit

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Best way to improve RC?
« on: August 16, 2004, 03:01:07 PM »
Reading comprehension is my weakest section. My mind starts to wonder during the reading.

Re: Best way to improve RC?
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2004, 03:09:09 PM »
Do whatever you can to prevent your mind from wandering.  Act as if your life depends on understanding wtf the author is trying to convey. 

I don't have personal experience, but apparently medications for ADHD can help.

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Re: Best way to improve RC?
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2004, 04:37:59 PM »
wow, very interesting! I have never taken such medications and wonder how they might affect other parts of the test. I'll consider that as a last resort.  :)

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Re: Best way to improve RC?
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2004, 09:19:29 PM »
I wouldn't.  I was kicking ass on practice tests (avg. of 170) before I took my real June test.  I took Ritalin before hand and it screwed me up.  A lot.  Like I really was stoned.  Maybe my nerves made it worse, but it was pretty bad. 

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Re: Best way to improve RC?
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2004, 11:57:01 PM »
You didn't try ritalin out on a practice test before hand?