As a student, much of your time will be spent reading. The amount of material you are expected to read can be large, so you will often experience, that you don´t have the needed time to read it all in depth. That why considering your reasons for reading the material and adjusting the intensity of your reading technique accordingly can help you to study more effectively.
Do you read to learn something, that you have an interest in? Or do you read because you must in order to pass the exam? The two questions represent different mindsets – intrinsic and extrinsic motivations. It is always a good idea to try and find an inner motivation, because it can help you to create purpose, value and action in your studying process. Read more on motivation.