Note Taking Strategies

Taking notes is essential in college courses, but not every note taking style works the best for all courses and sometimes it is hard to keep up with professors while they are lecturing and you are taking notes. The resources below give you tips and tricks to help you learn different note taking styles and how to listen while you take notes in class.Please contact a Peer Academic Consultant if you would like assistance incorporating any of these materials into your daily routine. 

***Courtesy of Iowa State Uni., Dartmouth College, and Western Washington Uni., and Oregon State Uni.