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The Evelyn Wood Seven-Day Speed Reading and Learning Program

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

FANTASTIC BOOK

This book is great. If you stick with it you will soon be reading much, much faster. The book also outines a methodology for students to use when studying. I bought this book to assist me with the reading required in grad school. Within the first 5 weeks o...
This book is great. If you stick with it you will soon be reading much, much faster. The book also outines a methodology for students to use when studying. I bought this book to assist me with the reading required in grad school. Within the first 5 weeks of the semester I had read ever book, article etc required on the syllabi. Imagine my classmates dismay as I was able to quote/ reference material we were not scheduled to cover until the last part of the semester. The book is worth it for that alone for every student that is competing with others on a curve. And as the book teaches you will have really been through the material five times by the time you have 'read' something. Have found it to be better for non-fiction and technical, business related material. It takes some of the joy out of a good fiction read. Highly recommend this book.

posted by Anonymous on December 29, 2003

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Don't waste your time

The book increased my reading, but the improvement was insignificant. Anyone can increase by concentrating. Also, the book cites many students who improved, but these students had taken an Evelyn Wood course and spent a month in it before seeing the promised results. Th...
The book increased my reading, but the improvement was insignificant. Anyone can increase by concentrating. Also, the book cites many students who improved, but these students had taken an Evelyn Wood course and spent a month in it before seeing the promised results. The note taking portion was confusing and without an instructor you don't know if you are doing it correctly. You won't see great improvement in 7 days.

posted by Anonymous on August 4, 2005

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