How to Take Book Notes

How to Take Book Notes

This post tells you how to take book notes in an easy process designed to extract the most important information from the books you read, letting you search it, retain it, and use it in the future.  

Includes screenshots from Kindle and iBook reading applications to make the process clear.

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How to Take Notes in College

How to Take Notes in College

Learn how to take effective notes in college/university, with tips on what parts of the lecture to pay attention to, specific products, and the system I used to keep track of tasks.

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Making the Most of College

Making the Most of College

Background

This fall, my two brothers are both applying to college (used interchangeably with university throughout).  Both are in different situations, and separated by three years; they’re likely going to have very different experiences.  But the fact that both are going to be heading off to university for at least the next four years prompted me to reflect on my time at university, and what I’d do differently if I had to do it again.

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Why Positive Constraints Are So Valuable

Why Positive Constraints Are So Valuable

What Next?

I haven't managed to write nearly as much as I'd hoped for the past several months, but for good reason.

After Techstars finished, I did a bit of traveling to visit some friends in Europe, and then headed back home to Nova Scotia.  I ended up staying longer than planned - it's difficult to leave Nova Scotia in the summer (check out this video to see what I mean).  Ultimately though, it was one of the best summers in recent memory.

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