Academic Enhancement Services


Evaluate Your Note-Taking Skills

 

Directions: Check "yes" or "no" after reading each question carefully.

 

When you are organizing and studying your lecture notes:

  1.   Are your notebook papers messy and in disorder?
Yes____ No____
  2.   Do you fail to know how much information to write?
Yes____ No____
  3

  In a lecture, do you not know how to tell the important facts from the unimportant facts?
Yes____ No____
  4.   Do you take notes slowly?
Yes____ No____
  5.   Are your notes incomplete?
Yes____ No____
  6.   Do you not have a method for studying from your notes?
Yes____ No____

 

Self-Assessment Directions: If you answered "yes" to these questions, you should contact carolyn.bess@vanderbilt.edu or Psychological & Counseling Center