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    is it too late?
    i've been slacking first term partying to much but i really want to turn it around, so any tips and pointers would be nice......thanks guys!
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    treat your degree like a job. 9am to 5pm lectures,seminars, tutorial and one on one sessions. Only go out friday and saturday nights, sunday start doing homework again.... Maybe crank it up to 9-9 for a bit if you are behind.
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    (Original post by Ineedaplace)
    treat your degree like a job. 9am to 5pm lectures,seminars, tutorial and one on one sessions. Only go out friday and saturday nights, sunday start doing homework again.... Maybe crank it up to 9-9 for a bit if you are behind.
    ohh ok thanks, how many textbooks and sources should i use for my notes? thanks btw
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    go to the guy who studies 24//7 ask to photo copy his notes. Use the text books recommended. Go through every single lecture slide// turorial that is coming up before the actual lecture. If your course compounds the first term with 2nd term material revise previous material too. Start now and keep up the consistency and minimum you'll get a high 2.1 with 6 months revision.
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    (Original post by Ineedaplace)
    go to the guy who studies 24//7 ask to photo copy his notes. Use the text books recommended. Go through every single lecture slide// turorial that is coming up before the actual lecture. If your course compounds the first term with 2nd term material revise previous material too. Start now and keep up the consistency and minimum you'll get a high 2.1 with 6 months revision.
    is a first really out of the question? Although i have heard its really hard to get a 1st in first year lol
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    Depends what your Average is. Depends how your exams are structured and depends what university you are going to. Of course a first isn't completely out of the question, but no one can guarantee you will work hard apart from yourself. It all depends on how much you want it. Giving up the majority of clubbing, socialising apart from in the library can be really hard but it will definitely improve your grades. At the end what I'm trying to say is only you can say if it is really out of the question.
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    Don't confuse quantity of work with quality of work. Someone who does 25 hours per week of focussed, quality work will probably outperform the student who puts in 50 hours of "scatter gun" approach work. Be very organised, manage your time well and focus, focus, focus. If you've been given them, re read the key learning objectives or learning outcomes ( or whatever your uni calls them ) for each module. Ask for the marking criteria and study those. See what targets the examiner or marker needs you to hit and aim for them. Concentrate on gaining a clear understanding of each area of law, then work at applying it to different sets of facts. After that you really need to move towards evaluating and criticising the law, making cogent arguments backed up with authority. It's in this last area where the extra marks are to be gained that move you from the 2:2 area towards a first. Just my opinion, I may be wrong, but I hope it's helpful.
 
 
 
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