How to Take Good Notes from Books (Ep. 152)

Books are wonderous creations — yes, even some of the books you’ve been assigned in class.

But if you’ve ever felt overwhelmed trying to absorb every word of every chapter of every book you’ve been assigned, there’s likely a better way.

So today we’ll be talking a bit about how we takes notes from books, both paper and digital, along with:

  • Making the most of your walk between classes
  • How to prepare for exams early

Enjoy!

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Toly

Hi nice podcast, but for the take good notes from the book you advise to summurize instead of take note, I don’t understand very well, I heard that you talked about highlighting could you explaine me because I didn’t understand.

Mubariz

Is there anyway that an android user can listen to this? Remember Android don’t have iTunes

Smallfishbigpond

Yeah, you can find the podcast on a podcast app like podcast addict, podcatcher, or sticher.

Sam Watson

I always love his blog posts.

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