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Bullet Journal for Students: Master Syllabus

Based on an earlier post about long term lists, here is an application of a great bullet journal idea for college students: the semester's master syllabus. Please pardon my horrible penmanship.

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As with everything Universal Journal, an ultra-streamlined approach is a prime feature for this design. In this photo example you'll see the most basic form of the long term list. The columns are separated by spaces rather than lines (one less thing to write).

This fake syllabus shows location/instructor as the first line of each class. I might not bother with that if this were for real, especially if I'm already listing that information in a time block daily log. On the other hand, this layout may mitigate the need for a daily time block approach. But assignments and due dates seem an essential aspect of any syllabus.

Though in this example there 6 classes, it can of course be adapted to your needs. Maybe you need only a single page rather than the full spread. Perhaps you have enough classes to merit 2 adjacent spreads. If I really needed more space I might try the dutch door technique with the syllabus.

What do you current or former students use for a syllabus in your planner or bullet journal? Comment here and be sure to subscribe!

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