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Canadian Business, 29/10/12

Anyone who’s ever sat in on a 500-undergraduate lecture knows that taking good notes can get tricky, says 23-year old Jack Tai. “What if you happen to be sitting too far to hear properly?” Or, worse still, “what if you’re an international student?”

That was the case for Tai’s classmate Jackey Li, who’d just landed at the University of Toronto from China. But their friend Kevin Wu, a native Canadian, also had trouble transcribing what he heard in class. The three bonded over those struggles with spotty annotations, they started sharing notebooks and spending afternoons together at the library going over material covered in class.

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