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How to Take Notes in College (Infographic)

Taking notes in class? Writing with a pen or pencil has a different effect on your brain than typing on your laptop. Find out why & what's best.

To bring your laptop or not to bring your laptop: That is the question. In today’s classrooms, students have a variety of ways to take notes, from old-school pen and paper to laptops and tablets. Here, we take a look at various note-taking methods to try and suss out the best techniques for recording—and retaining—important information. Check it out.

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