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    Any tips on how to write effective notes?? How to make the best notes to revise from?
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    In class:

    - For the love of god do not write every single word on a powerpoint or copy word for word from a textbook. Write everything you absolutely fundamentally need, so in the sentence: "functionalists would argue that society should strive towards a value consenus" just write "functionalists want society => value consensus" tada.
    - Write as quick as you can as long as it's still legible. No-one cares how pretty handwriting is.
    - Is the teacher talking whilst you're making notes? LIsten to what they're saying and add them into your notes, they're there for a reason.

    At home:

    - If you prefer neater notes then rewrite them on a computer or in neater handwriting, though I have never found this necessary.
    - For quite a few essay-based subjects you'll need to provide examples; this is the time for you to research some modern examples to stick next to your notes (only if they are 100% necessary).
    - Keep them organised Don't have pieces of paper everywhere it will be the bane of your life.

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