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Taking Notes

Introduction to Taking Notes

Note-taking is a valuable skill that will not only help you in your academic career here at Sheridan but will also serve you beyond as you move into your chosen career. Learning to take good notes can help you get organized, remember key points AND can save you a lot of time when it comes to studying or writing an assignment.

There is no “right way” to take notes – there is only a way that’s right for you! Finding what works for you and honing that skill will help you in the long run. This guide will discuss taking notes for different purposes and will also provide you with various methods that you can try to see what works best for you.