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Long gone are the days of rote memorization and humdrum note-taking. It’s 2018 – the notes you’re about to see are a vortex of knowledge, resplendence, and artistry. Don’t worry- we also listed the the best practices of strong note-taking to help you get to take beautiful, visual notes too.

 

1. Charting Your Way to Success

Having symmetry, straight lines and organizational function in your notes gives way to clear uninterrupted studying.

An image of notes on Gantt Charts complete with texts, tables and diagrams

 

2. History Shows You’re Biologically Predisposed to As

Add a visual dimension to your notes to not only help you comprehend what you’re reading but to also serve as a cue for memory recall when you’re studying.

An image of two sheets of notes, labeled History and Biology; complete with visual aids and diagrams

 

3. Divorced From Failure

Segmenting the various topics in your notes gives you control over what you’re reading, so that you can focus on what matters most.

An image of notes that illustrate topics on divorce and alternative family relationships

 

4. Capilla-rise These Notes Up High

Adding color is a surefire way in greatly assisting your recall of the notes you write. Color is vitally important when it comes to distinguishing one thing from another, which helps you categorize information and recall them quicker.

A set of notes on the topic of biology and the subtopic of capillaries.

 

5. Plant Your Notes Where I can See Them

Illustrations quickly draw your attention to what matters. The differences become are more clear and more stark; giving you a better picture of how objects compare.

An image of a plant cross-section complete with notes and visual aids

 

 

6. The Rise and Decline of 4.0 GPAs

Our brains are wired towards good storytelling because it makes sense of an otherwise scattered breadth of information. Which is why combining text and images visualize information to tell a story is extremely powerful for recall.

A note sheet on the topic of civilizations with visual aids and, diagrams and texts

 

7. Mind Mapping Me The Path to Graduating with Honours?

Mindmaps are powerful in organizing the connecting elements radiating from a single topic. It’s an overview of information relevant to the topic making it especially memorable as the central idea never escapes you.

An image of a Mindmap of various blocks of text linked to a single text source

 

8. Managing Your Professor’s Adoration

Use diagrams to convey more information in less time. Visually representing information with concise texts makes your studying more efficient and less straining because it distills the information down to its most basic points.

A sheet of study notes on management and planning

 

9. Advanced Fung Shui Notes 

Combine all the principles of good note-taking and you have a powerful set of notes that places you in the best position to study, learn and excel. Don’t be afraid to use diagrams, visual aids, colors, and headings to your advantage to get the most out of your notes.

A sheet of note son trigonometry with diagrams, tables and functions

10. Please be Homogenerous In Sharing These Notes 

We all use shape to identify and organize visual information. Use it to form the outline of each  set of topics in your notes to categorize and command them.

Image of color coded notes on quantitative chemistry

 

The Stationery Used to Write Beautiful Visual Notes

    1. For pastel-colored higlighting: Mildliners.
    2. To write fine, minimalistic notes: Muji Pens
    3. For colored inks that don’t smear: Inkjoy Gel Pens. 

 

Originally published at OneClass