Posts Tagged ‘Taking Notes’

How to Reboot Your Notes

Note taking: love it or hate it, it’s one of the easiest and most common ways of keeping up with lecture material.  Despite its ubiquity, it seems that every student—and even every class—needs a slightly different approach for maximum study usage. If your notes seem to be slipping toward the end of the school year ...

Freshman Week: The 5 Best Apps for Freshmen

While a large part of the college experience is about becoming independent, responsibility is the biggest byproduct of independence. For many, dealing with the transition to college life is natural; others may struggle to lead a balanced, organized life. In the past, we’ve often talked about ways students can organize their lives, as well as ...

8 Things Successful Students Consistently Do

There are certain things that “good students” do that others do not.  This is not to say that if you do not do these things you are not a good student, these are simply likely signs that someone is a good student and cares about their grades, opposed to those who don’t care at all. ...

5 Lifelong Skills You Need to Learn in College

When you graduate from college, there’s a strong chance that you will have forgotten a lot of the information you learned in your freshman Biology class. But guess what, that doesn’t mean that you didn’t learn anything from being there. The education you get from college extends far beyond books and lectures. These five skills ...

You Should Be Using: Evernote’s Page Camera Feature

You Should Be Using: Evernote’s Page Camera Feature

You Should Be Using is a new weekly series of app tips and tricks aimed at helping students work smarter. Many of you may have already grown accustomed to using Evernote or OneNote to take better notes in class. Unfortunately, many professors don’t allow laptop usage during class, leaving you wondering how you’ll organize your ...

5 Apps for Better Organization and Productivity in College

College-style distractions often come in the form of drunken roommates, last-minute dorm parties, and the persuasive insistence of friends. We might not have many ways to help you avoid these harshest distractions, but we do have a list of five great apps and programs to help college students manage their lives. Hopefully it leads to ...

The Importance Of Taking Notes

Being a college student means taking a few classes that make you take notes every single class. This can get a little boring sometimes, and it might even make you want to skip class. But why are those notes important? Here is why I think they are. Good Notes = Good Grades I’m not going ...