7 Best Ways Students Can Use OneNote [And Get Most Out Of It]

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OneNote is the least promoted of Microsoft's programs, yet it can be a researcher's best friend when it comes to planning and organizing your studies. Even if you don't use…
OneNote is the least promoted of Microsoft's programs, yet it can be a researcher's best friend when it comes to planning and organizing your studies. Even if you don't use MS Office, you can download OneNote on your PC or Mac, free of charge.

OneNote is a digital binder that allows you to organize topics into notebooks. It combines an easy-to-use interface, mimicking a physical tabbed notebook, with digital advantages such as search and retrieve and syncing across devices.

Sources can be pulled into OneNote from virtually any source including webpage clippings, handwritten notes, PDFs, and audio files. There is even a phone app so you can take pictures of notes written on a whiteboard, clean them up and convert the writing to text. OneNote has strong searching capabilities and is able to search text — whether it is normal typing, text inside images or handwriting.

7 Best Ways To Use OneNote As A Student

1. Keep a Schedule of Classes

One of the great features of OneNote is the ability to embed Excel documents inside a notebook. OneNote has made use of this to create templates available for download, including this class schedule that should keep you on top of where you need to be and when.

2. Arrange Meetings with Advisors

OneNote integrates well with Outlook. You can send an email from Outlook to OneNote and email notebook pages from inside OneNote. This feature can be very useful when arranging and keeping track of meetings with advisors. For example, if you have created an appointment in Outlook, you can link it to a page in OneNote.

Simply click the arrow next to "Meeting Details" and select the appropriate appointment.

As the screenshot shows, the date, title, and location are added automatically. Notes from the meeting can be added below. There is also the option of sending an OneNote page as an email (next to the meeting icon) so you can send an agenda or follow up questions to your advisor from the page.

3. Add Handwritten Notes

If you have a…
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