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Note Taking

Are your notes disorganized or of little help when studying for exams? Need help finding a note taking system that works?

Five Note taking systems with proven effectiveness discussed in this video


How to take efficient notes means you need to make some decisions about formats to use.

A common question is which is better, taking Notes on my computer or on paper? This short video by the College Info Geek shares the research on which is more effective.


Cornell Notes Section Notes Example and Templates

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