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3 tips to learning from online tutorial videos

If you're anything like me, you've probably been stuck on an impossible homework problem at some point in your life. The lecture notes are indecipherable and your teacher isn't answering your desperate e-mails. Luckily, the internet is crammed full of helpful people who have created tutorial videos explaining everything from quadratic equations to quantum field theory. 

Whether you are getting help from giants like Khan Academy or some obscure YouTube channel, here are 3 tips that will help you maximize your learning from online tutorial videos!

Number 1: Write it down!

Whenever you watch an online tutorial, you should always have pen and paper ready. Copying down every single step shown in the guide by hand is extremely important.