How About To Speed Read Through Law School?

“Can Speed Reading Get You Through Law School?” – what an idea! Check out the November 23, 2008 post (including a short video lecture) on a Canadian blog titled Law is Cool that shares ideas and techniques to increase the average reading speed from 125-250 words a minute to 500-1000 words a minute. As the author precisely points out, there’s a lot of reading in law school, so the following is recommended:
  1. Have your eyes checked
  2. Time your current reading speed
  3. Get rid of distractions
  4. Adjust reading speed depending on the material
  5. Train yourself not to reread
  6. Stop reading to yourself
  7. Read with your hand
  8. Practice reading blocks of words
  9. Practice and push yourself
  10. Time yourself regularly

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