Taking Notes

You prepared to take notes and are ready to go.

Now is the time to actually take notes!

Click the links under the pictures below to find more information about taking better notes.

Going to class has many benefits that can improve your grades.

Knowing what to write makes a huge difference in your note taking.

Having a note taking method can help improve studying in multiple ways.

Using the instructor's PowerPoint to take notes can help you on track.

Being a good listener can change the way we understand information.

Listening to parts of a lecture a second time can help you understand the retain the information better.


    • Sit where you can easily see and hear.
    • Turn off your cell phone to reduce distractions.
    • Have all of your materials (such as pens, paper, highlighters, and textbook) handy.
    • Select the note taking system that works best for the class you’re attending.

Check out our Self-Help Videos module on note taking.

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