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    I have to do A-levels in Biology, English Language and Literature and Sociology intensively within only the next 10 months, not in two years.

    I am trying currently to spend as much of my day either sitting down reading revision books or going to the gym and that is it.

    I want to and really ****ing need to sort of get addicted to studying. Are there any words people can give on transforming my inherent weakness, or a lack of drive to sit down, memorise and continue reading on great amounts of content?

    Watch the TedTalk by Joshua Foer. He talks about mind palaces/method of loci. It's a memory technique for encoding information. Also research into mnemonics and information pegging techniques... That's how to get more efficient with your learning.

    Know your stuff - get textbooks you like (I recommend the CGP student books for the science).

    Download the Forest app - its a pomodoro timer that motivates you to revise without wasting time on your phone by growing trees - surprisingly addictive.

    And if you can, find a magazine or a book that's relevant to your studies. You'll enjoy biology a lot more if you can link your study of the heart to the latest research in heart disease, for example
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