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3 Techniques for Perfecting Your Note-Taking

Haphazardly littering a page with words is not the best note-taking technique, so Thorin Klosowski offers three better ways to get the job done.

You’ll Probably Want to Make a Note of This

Keep notes simple, sticking to keywords and short sentences, phrasing things in your own words, and adjusting your style to fit the needs of both yourself and the speaker. Next, find a note-taking system that works for you (there are many out there to choose from, some of which are linked to in the article). Lastly, go easy on techniques that may be outdated, especially highlighting, because it might end up drawing your attention to highlighted text at the expense of everything around it. To learn more, you can read Klosowski’s full article: http://lifehacker.com/back-to-basics-perfect-your-note-taking-techniques-484879924

About John Friscia

John Friscia is the Editor of Computer Aid's Accelerating IT Success. He began working for Computer Aid, Inc. in 2013 and continues to provide graphic design support for AITS. He graduated summa cum laude from Shippensburg University with a B.A. in English.

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