The Essentials of Pencils – Getting to Point A

Different Types of Writing Utensils Can you picture a day..

The Essentials of Pencils – Getting to Point A

Different Types of Writing Utensils

Can you picture a day when, after some vigorous note-taking, you find no ink marks on your hands and arms? Probably not. But perhaps with the right writing utensil, you can at least get not as much.

Below are some of the best options you have:

Multicolor Pens

If you must finish your project as colorfully as can be, this is your best pick. They are available in literally each color across the spectrum. Creativity is an easy way to work around the stress of school. If you sometimes feel the need to just color and forget about your exams, get those markers and start coloring away.


If you’re uncertain what to use, go with a pencil. You’ll surely need one for multiple-choice tests and standardized testing. Each time you make a mistake, just erase it and start over.

Ergonomic Pencil Grips

If you usually have to use pencil, you probably hate the way your fingers feel sore at the end of each lengthy note-taking session. This is specifically the problem that pencil grips are there to solve. These grips have an ergonomic design, which means they are made to provide cushioning for those fingers in the very position you use them for writing.

Colored Pencil

There are instances where your last resort is colored pencils. They definitely come in handy for those obscure craft projects we all have to do.

Mechanical Pencil

Whether we like it or not, college classrooms don’t have pencil sharpening stations anymore. If you don’t like the sight or sound of lead breaking on an ordinary pencil, move on to a mechanical pencil, which you simply refill with lead.

Fountain Pen

A fountain tip pen can make writing feel like magic. You can use it to write thick letters and calligraphy. Using this pen requires some skill, but you can always acquire it with practice. If you like feeling fancy with your writing, this is for you. Besides that, picture yourself note taking during a class. Classy!

Permanent Markers

Most people need a sharpie to label folders and notebooks or whatever. Keep one in handy. You’ll never know when you’ll need it.

Quill Feather Pen

Like the fountain tip pen, a quill feather pen can also make you feel classy when taking notes. Plus, you’ll capture the attention of pen enthusiasts and Harry Potter fans.

Rollerball Pens

Of course, at the end of the day, when all is said and done, you won’t go wrong with your standard black and blue ballpen. It will let you take notes in any setting or at any speed. If you usually listen to fast lectures and tend to scribble out your notes, nothing could be more perfect for you than this.

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