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Study Smarter

Welcome to the Study Smarter research guide.

Lecture Notes

Follow the steps described in this video and watch your grades improve!

From the Academic Skills Center, Dartmouth College -  captions

Taking Notes Made Easy!

Taking notes is absolutely necessary for successful studying and researching. However, taking good notes that help you to keep track of all of the important information in textbooks and in the professor's lecture is not always easy. This guide will provide helpful tips about general note-taking and examples of note-taking templates.

Cornell Method of Note-Taking

This is an example of the Cornell method of note-taking. Below you will find a few links to more information about the Cornell method.

PowerPoint Template for Note-Taking

This is the PowerPoint template that Mike Eisenberg, one of the developers of the Big6 Information Seeking Method, suggests students use.