Don't read word-for-word and take lengthy notes of every paper you have to read at university. Try out these tips:
You may find you take better notes if you use the Cornell Method. This method encourages you to identify main themes and concepts, quotes, examples and evidence while drawing conclusions and examining the implications of what you are reading.
We acknowledge the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and acknowledge Traditional Owners of the lands where our staff and students, live, learn and work.