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    On average how many hours do you spend revising every day?

    I spend an hour or so making lecture notes each day. I'm really fussy about my lecture notes and I like them to look nice so I spend a lot longer making them than my other friends. After uni and that I usually have part of the afternoon and the evening free to to whatever I want.

    If I have coursework to do I like to do it all at once as soon as I get it. During this time I forget about my lecture notes and I'll spend 6ish hours completing that over one or two days (but it varies a lot. We had a big essay to do last year and I ignored that during the week and I'd try to do a few hours on that each weekend, and I've had coursework I've done in an hour). At my university we usually have two courses a term and each course has two or three bits of coursework so I'll only have that to do every few weeks.

    I don't actually revise until we have finished all the lectures for the term and we're on holiday, which is usually a month or so before the exams. When I'm revising properly I tend to get up early and work in the morning and afternoon (with a Netflix procrastion break at lunch), then leave it for the evening. I try to give myself weekends off as well unless I'm really struggling to learn something.

    It's always worked for me, but I know people who just can't learn the content unless they do a little bit a day and spread it out. If you were asking this because you were wondering how much you 'should' do then take these answers as suggestions. Everyone is different and I find it really easy to remember things in the short-term so I don't need to worry about revising too early because I'll just forget it, but other people find it harder to remember things so they need to start earlier.

    (This is what I did in my second year and it worked really well for me, my first year was a bit more chaotic!)
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    Thank you for making that post! Very good advice

    (Original post by 1lastchance)
    On average how many hours do you spend revising every day?
    During the bigger exam periods, you can spend hours reading journals especially during 3rd year.

    Biology HAD A LOT OF content.
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