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The whole concept of Undergrad studies is to build a foundation in the body of knowledge you chose to study. It is rather a matter of discipline to determine the optimal balance between depth of a subject and getting better grades. As an undergrad, you are required to have good breadth rather than depth and the examination system would attempt to gauge your ...


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I use Evernote for notes and it works really well. The great thing about it is easily being able to get most digital and paper based bits of information into the system. I use a Fujitsu ScanSnap 1300 scanner for paper based data, and the iPhone and Mac based apps for any digital items. I can even email directly into Evernote text and attachments I get ...


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If you prefer paper for taking notes, a disk-bound notebook such as Circa or Atoma might work for you. That means you can carry a skinny on with dividers with you, with just the amount of pages you need, and at a later point rearrange the pages in that notebook or into other notebooks as you see fit, and throw away the pages that no longer serve you at all.


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If you prefer taking notes on paper, there is a very neat way how to organize them in a ruled journal using "tags" In your journal reserve each line of the very last page (which I'll call index page) for a specific tag. Then, add a bold mark on the back side of each page that covers this tag at the same position/height as the line containing the tag on your ...


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Personally, I use to take notes on folder ring bilder, in order to avoid large amount of chaotical and unused paper, notepads, notebooks and so on.. This solution is optimal because you can save paper and organize later your notes collecting them by categories. I also want to be able to quickly reference back to my notes when I need to [...] I use ...


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In regards to Evernote's OCR capability, it is AMAZINGLY GOOD! It will even OCR images. As long as don't write in cursive script it will pretty much get everything right. If I am taking notes on paper, I will frequently use the Evernote iPhone app to take a picture of the pages and automatically import it into Evernote. From there, the document is OCR'd ...


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Paper choice I've always been fine taking my math notes on squared-paper sheets. In my opinion, working with squares is way better than working with lines; also, working with plain paper would be the best way, but it is difficult to format notes properly without some guidelines. Instead, squared paper allows you to: Draw diagrams, figures, graphs et ...


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I would recommend you to use Evernote tool. They have browser plugins, android and iOS apps too. You can create notebooks and keep your notes organized and access them anywhere. Its searchable too which makes your knowledge discovery easy. Also try adding color tags to the notes in ever note to easily identify your interest areas.. Hope this answer helped ...


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After reading your description and according to my experience, you can have a look at the Efficient Notes Network It can record unlimited notes as you like. if you need to add or manage many notes at one time, you can use its import/export via excel or txt file, very fast. The software has another advantage is search. only imput one simple keyword, you can ...


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Key concepts to the Margin: In every page of your notes have your key concepts to the margin Summarize the notes in a page at the bottom of the page: This has a two fold effect - improves recall , makes revision easy Highlight the key concepts in your slides/textbook (but make sure you highlight only after you understand and able to recall) Build a ...


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Personally I don't think there's anything strictly wrong with your approach as it shows a real thirst for knowledge (though I may be slightly biased as my University only allowed the highest marks for knowledge beyond the given syllabus). The way I see that issues could arise is if you have limited space in your memory for all of the information or you run ...



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