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How To Take Study Notes: 5 Effective Note Taking Methods

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The Cornell Method

The Cornell note taking method helps organize class notes into easily digestible summaries.

How?

  • The paper is divided into 3 sections: a 2.5” margin to the left, a 2” summary section on the bottom, and a main 6” in-class note section.
  • Use the main notes ...

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The Mapping note taking method is a more visual way to organize your class notes. This technique is useful when learning about relationships between topics.

How?

  • The page is organized by topic. The main topics branch out into subtopics with detailed information a...

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The Outlining Method

The Outlining note taking method uses headings and bullet points to organize topics. This method is most useful when learning about topics that include a lot of detail.

How?

  • Each section starts with a heading of the main topic. Each subtopic and supporting fact i...

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The Charting Method

Charting note taking method uses columns to organize information. This method is useful for lessons that cover a lot of facts or relationships between topics.

How?

  • The page is divided into columns labeled by category. The details of each category are filled out i...

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The Sentence Method

The Sentence note taking method is simply writing down each topic as a jot note sentence. This method works well for fast paced lessons where a lot of information is being covered.

How?

  • Each line on the page is a new and separate topic. To organize your notes eve...

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The Sentence Method

The Sentence note taking method is simply writing down each topic as a jot note sentence. This method works well for fast paced lessons where a lot of information is being covered.

How?

  • Each line on the page is a new and separate topic. To organize your notes eve...

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