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How to revise for Physics at Degree level (or any similar scientific degree)?

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    I'm currently studying for my resit exams at university in second year, and I've just realized that my study method clearly isn't working and that I have to fix it, asap. So could anyone please explain to me (in detail) their successful study method or what I'm doing wrong with my current one. Thanks

    Current study method:

    At the moment, all I'm doing is writing up extensive notes based on my lectures, which once finished totals over 250 pgs. These notes have literally taken me weeks upon weeks to write, after which I still know absolutely nothing and feel completely spent. I've tried to summarize but I'm unsure on the importance of most of the lecture material in regards to the exam and just end up writing loads again (which results in again wasting loads of time and still knowing absolutely nothing). Due to the amount of time wasted, I still haven't gotten round to do any past papers yet, mainly because I feel that my notes are still not adequate enough to revise from.
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