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DIY Ultimate Note-Taking Notebook

DIY Ultimate Note-Taking Notebook
This is sort of mid-range between what I do and a Moleskine. What I do: 1. Take a regular pad of yellow notepaper (glued at the top). Preferably 100 post-consumer because it's only practical to write on one side. 2. 2a. Cheaper than other systems, only takes a few minutes to accomplish, still includes removable paper for easy scanning, and no guilt for using a $20 notebook. I do this because I really can't justify the expense for note-taking. (I do carry a small Moleskine notebook, the cheap paper-bound one, for on-the-fly note taking). But, of course, I read Lifehacker religiously so, sooner or later, I'll try something like this. Related:  College success info

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How I Study... in an Organized Way I'm super crazy about organization. I'm no where near OCD, but anyone who knows me knows that I'm all about things being in order. Perfect example: my closet is organized by type of clothing and then organized by color. I like to know where something is when I go looking for it, but I'll put that in another post. Today I'm going to explain how I study and get homework done in an organized way. I'll go through this step by step. Syllabi Let's start with the syllabi. Once an assignment, test, or reading has been finished, I highlight it so I know that it's done and I don't need to worry about it anymore. Planner My planner is my sidekick during the semester. My planner, much like everything else in my life, is color coordinated. Moving On...... Here's how I get my weekly assignments organized so I can do them: I like lists. I pick a color for each subject, and make a list on a piece of notebook paper, the Stickies on my laptop, and organize my syllabi with the corresponding color flag tags.

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Top 20 Animes Released In 2012 | Top 20 Anime 2012 | Anime 2012 | Top Anime So finally the year 2012 is over and its time to finalize the " Top 20 Animes Released In 2012 ". Many people says that the year 2012 was not good for animes or not many great anime series released in this year but in our opinion there are many anime series released this year which are at the same or above our expectations which includes every genre like action, romance, comedy, horror, sports, splice of life, thriller etc . So here we present you the best animes released in 2012 whereas there are many series which we left out in this list as there are only 20 spots for us. If you think we left out any great series in this list feel free to comment on it. Released Year : No of Episodes : 22 (Completed) 7.5 /10 250 votes Genre : Action, Sci-Fi Plot : This is the story of a team of policemen dedicated to maintaining public order. Our Review : This is a great edition to the whole crime theme and really adds an interesting and exciting feel to it. 24 (Completed) 7.1 /10 98 votes 25 (Completed)

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