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In the old days, 3-ring looseleaf binders and a hanging file system was the way to go. I still use these somewhat, but of course now you want to keep as much material as possible digitally so you can easily search it. And if it can be accessed anywhere from the cloud, so much the better. There are a number of options. Evernote is the most popular, but I ...


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In this answer, I will focus on the reviewing part. You mentioned that you are pretty good at storing away information already, but for the reviewing to work well in the future, the outlining of the content needs to be streamlined in a way that is conductive for effective future comprehension. Other people have covered the note-taking, e.g. summaries, ...


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You can use Evernote and create a "tag system" together with notebook to organize your notes for specific subjects. Or you can do as I do and create a markdown system, where you can: create keyword (like xstuff) as suggested by Merlin Mann. use a version control system (like Git) to create a history develop a folder structure to organize your notes ...


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You can take a look at the Cornell note taking method if you haven't already. I first read about it reading "How to Study in College". (I recommend the book). The principle is that you write the questions on the left side, and the answers on the right side. It's easy then to just hide the right side and quizz yourself as opposed to just reading your notes ...



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