The Cornell Method is one of the most popular methods as it is a great tool for both note-taking and studying.
How it Works:
Step 1: Divide your page into 3 sections: the left column for "Key Points or Cues", the right column for "Taking Notes", and a "Summary" at the bottom.
Step 2: As you listen to the lecture, begin to take notes and fill in the right column, and make note of significant points or main ideas.
Step 3: After class, fill in the "Key Points or Cue" column based on the the notes you took in class. The cue can be main topics or key questions that connect to content in the right column.
Step 4: Fill in the "Summary" section by writing out one or two sentences that summarizes the key learning outcomes of the lecture.