1. Start the course off STRONG. If you want at least an A, strive for an A+ on the first exam. Keep it up strong, and then if you falter later on, your A+ can help you balance out. DON’T start off with a B because it becomes harder and more stressful to raise your grades later.
2. Get a 100% on…
From a question I answered here
- Listen actively- think about what you’re hearing, connect new and old information and write things down in your own words
- Pay attention and ask questions: it helps if you understand what’s going on.
- Review your notes after class (in the evening)
- Study a little every weekend- it’s better than studying for 12 hours in 1 day.
I started putting together a short list of some apps you can use to take notes on an iPad (or any tablet they are available on).
I am still in the process of updating it, but here is the link to what I have so far: http://study-hack.com/appsfornotes
This is obviously not a full list of every single app I know, so if you have something in mind, message me or comment below and I will most definitely add it! I would really appreciate it :)
Submitted by Cornell University Campus Ambassador, Jordan Harrison
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