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8 NOTE-TAKING TIPS

1. Preview Lecture Material

Read or at least skim the material being covered in your lectures in advance. This will help you better absorb what is being covered and you will grasp what is being taught more easily.

2. Be First In and Last Out

Arrive early to class so that you get settled and ready to take notes. Spend some time   talking to the instructor at the end of the lecture about anything you did not understand or want more information on.

3. Sit Front and Centre

Getting a great seat especially in a crowded lecture hall helps to ensure that you can hear your professor well and see anything being presented so you can take good notes.

4. Write In Your Own Voice

Focus on taking notes in your own language and concentrate on the main ideas being presented as well as important terms and facts as opposed to simply transcribing what your professor is saying. Using your own language will make it easier for you to study and understand your notes when reviewing them.

5. Team Up With Classmates

When taking notes you don’t always capture everything that was covered so exchanging notes with classmates is a great way to make sure your notes are complete and also gives you another opportunity to review what you have learned.

6. Find Your Style

We all learn in different ways so find what works for you when it comes to note-taking. Using the right method to take notes and reviewing them regularly will leave you well prepared for exams and tests.

7. Come Prepared

Make sure you come to class with materials or equipment you need to take notes. Whether you prefer pen and paper, screen and stylus or a tablet bring what you need to class.

8. Take Notes Regularly

Note-taking is a skill so the more you practise the batter you get at it. Remember that note-taking skills will not only help you be successful in your academic career, they will also help you succeed in your professional life as well.