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    Does anyone use their notes they take in class , from powerpoints or does everyone just learn from a text book cos i just write the notes and then dump them in a file which i never use or loom at?

    what do you do?
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    I tend not to use my notes. When i'm reading from a textbook , i write down a couple of notes but never look at them again. It's mostly because i tend to remember things a lot better when writing it down .
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    You should use your notes. Notes are a synopsis of what is the texbooks. Teachers tend to give you the most relevant imformation as your notes. There are many things that are in text book which is not entirely relevant to the curriculum. You must take notes, and read them.

    You should also read your textbook, especially if you need further explanation on the topic.
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    I just read the textbook usually
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    I think a lot of people here can suffice with reading out an A-level text book - which is what I did when doing A-levels. When it comes to more lengthy texts, say a 1500 page physics book of mine for university, that's where the notes really shine.
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    Textbook + Past papers FTW =D

    Notes are only to keep teachers happy, make them give you good predicted grades and stop them nagging at you because they don't want to feel that they're completely useless and can be replaced by a book. You then throw them away as the exam approaches =)
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    i use my notes for summarisation, it does help a bit, but past papers and questions help a lot more.
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    I make my notes look all nice with colours, diagrams and highlghters- and never look at then again
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    (Original post by Reck16)
    Textbook + Past papers FTW =D

    Notes are only to keep teachers happy, make them give you good predicted grades and stop them nagging at you because they don't want to feel that they're completely useless and can be replaced by a book. You then throw them away as the exam approaches =)
    I'm so glad I'm not the only one. I hate my own notes, I don't trust myself enough or the teachers for all the information I need. My notes go in the bin. I read a textbook to revise and then take notes from it, but I don't read over those notes. I use revision cards and as you mentioned and definitely 'for the win!', past papers!
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    i dont use the notes that i make in class, they usually go in the bin (this could be because more than half of the paper is covered in doodles:mmm: )
    i do make my own notes from the textbook closer to the exam and use them :cool:
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    (Original post by snapple)
    i dont use the notes that i make in class, they usually go in the bin (this could be because more than half of the paper is covered in doodles:mmm: )
    i do make my own notes from the textbook closer to the exam and use them :cool:
    Thinking about it, sometimes I will make notes (this has been more recent) nearer the exam and then occasionally use them.
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    I make notes but I don't think I've ever looked at them again, I just read the revision guide before the exam :P
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    I stick with the text... even though I write down notes while reading...
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    it depends how competent the teacher was, if they're bad I trust the textbook/york notes more, if they're good I find my notes are more relevant and written in a way I can understand more.
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    Textbook + mindmaps = Nice, easy organised revision. And ofcourse past papers but that isn't relevant for this thread.
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    I do tend to keep my notes and perhaps look over them iffff ive ever made them clear enuff (most teachers tend to rush thru their teaching not allowing u to make u finish ur notes) to explain something otherwise its jsssssst textbook!
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    i know this will sound very girly but i love making my own notes from the textbook, will highlighters, bright coloured pens and pictures.

    just love it.
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    (Original post by Bektas)
    Textbook + mindmaps = Nice, easy organised revision. And ofcourse past papers but that isn't relevant for this thread.
    Yesss! This is what I do, just summarise the book into a Mindmap, learn it and do all past papers
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    never.after i write them i dont go back.
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    Nope.
    write them --> burn them.
 
 
 
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