Easing into a new semester is always tough. While a fresh start is nice, like, in theory, coming back to school almost always just serves as a reminder that you’ve managed to forget literally everything you learned the last time you were in school. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been gone for a month, a week, or even just a weekend–getting yourself back in shape for school will never not be the absolute worst thing in the world.
20 Images That Will Help You Take The Best Notes In Class
Even in the year 2016, when we have all of the technology in the world right at our fingertips, the old-fashioned practice of handwriting notes in class continues to be the best method of learning. Actually writing things down on paper – not typing them, not plugging them into your iPhone, not listening to a recording or watching a video – is still the most effective way to memorize and comprehend the material.
How to Take Cornell Notes (Plus a Free Worksheet Pack!)
As an editor of the high school newspaper, the editor-in-chief of the high school literary magazine, and a college journalism major, I have clearly always been someone who doesn’t mind writing a research paper or an essay. In fact, I welcomed these assignments when I was still in school. I would pick a 10-page essay over a math test literally any day of the week. I’m a fast writer and I managed to get good grades on my papers even when I admittedly didn’t try very hard.
As September inches closer, dread about the new school year mixes with your lofty goals of getting straight As and staying super organized, put together, and on top of everything. You buy lots of new school supplies that you hope will help you keep it together, you invest in planners (or make your own), you … Read More