Notes, notes, notes. Being a student means that you take a lot of notes, unless you’re one of those lucky photographic memory type people who seem to be able to remember everything. Or worse, you’re my younger brother who could get through his whole life without every opening a book to learn something, but like me, you can’t just ignore him and his talent for being a smart little slacker.
Whether you want to or not, it’s pretty hard to get around taking notes. If you want to pass that test or create a study guide you need notes to go build and support that knowledge you’re trying to gain. I’m going to share a few tricks I’ve learned over my many years in college.
Before you can take notes you need to be organized about your assignments and readings. Check out my post on making an assignment tracker. Once you’re organized with your assignments and readings it is easier to go to class and