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Writing down everything the professor says is taking notes, right?
Wrong! The way you take notes for your classes can help increase the amount of information you retain, the efficiency of your studying, and the quality of your understanding. There are many types of note taking, including a Mind Map, Bubble Map, Outline, Cornell Notes, and lists. There are pros and cons for each type; each has its own function.
Below are some resources to help you learn about and practice different types of note taking. Try them all out before you decide which one you like the best, they might surprise you!