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Taking Notes on an iPad

How I Take Notes on an iPad

My reasons for taking notes on an iPad are so I have less to carry in my backpack, have access to them at all times, producing less waste by not using a notebook, and because I have an iPad so why not find a way to use it for school. 

What App Do I Use

A few years ago I purchased the GoodNotes app. It does cost $7.99. I have found the app to be worth that price. Compare that price to what it would cost to buy notebooks for each class and it is a very good deal. One feature that GoodNotes has added since I first purchased it is the ability to connect the app to your Google Drive. From the app you can set it up to automatically upload your notes to your Google Account.In GoodNotes you can create different folders. Within the folders you can have all the notebooks your created for that class and any pdfs or documents that you have downloaded. You can download documents from your internet browser directly to GoodNotes. Then you can highlight and write on the document, which can also be stored in the class folders.


When it comes to what I use to write my notes I use a stylus. On my iPad case I have a pen holder, which is where I store the pen at all times. I use and love the Pilot G2 Pen and PILOT G2 Pen Stylus have been my favorite gel pen for a number of years now, so I was so excited to learn that they sold the same pen with a stylus on the end. Another option for a stylus is the Bargain Depot Stylus 2 Pack Bargain Depot Stylus 2 Pack. Of all the different styluses that I have tried over the years this is the most precise one that I have found. I also find it handy to have a pen and stylus combo incase I need to write down something I can either do it on paper or on my iPad. 

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