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    How effective is studying late night - around 2am/3am - I haven't really tried it before but something tells me I'm gonna have to soon. :[

    It really depends on you and how effectively you can revise.

    (Original post by aladdin818)
    How effective is studying late night - around 2am/3am - I haven't really tried it before but something tells me I'm gonna have to soon. :[
    It depends on a number of things to be honest. I do all nighters sometimes and the exhaustion doesn't really hit you till about 6 or 7am, however I find them to be useful as I can literally get a solid 8 hours of revision done because for some reason I focus better at night. Also if you do study late night remember that it may mess up your sleeping pattern which might be a problem. Give it a try and see how you feel after doing it. If it doesn't work then try waking up earlier instead and study early mornings.

    Yeah like the others have said it is personal thing. You just need to find what works for you, for me I work better in the morning and cannot really function properly after 10 pm. So give it a shot and see how you go - I would just watch out for the wrecked sleeping pattern as Dunkman said.
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