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    How do you cope? How do you continue to get up, work so hard knowing that the results will disappoint you? How do you ignore other people who enjoy life while you work just to stay afloat?

    I'm struggling to deal with the fact that for years I've worked hard just to get by. I've made sacrifice after sacrifice- sexual,relationship,social- just to get good grades. However now in my 5th year of uni study I'm passing but barely.

    When do you know when it's time to change? To do something else? I'm all for trying but surely there is a limit and a line between determination and insanity.
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    i have no talent and work really hard, but i also work efficiently. that's the key. any monkey can work themselves to death, but if you look for patterns, learn the most common stuff first etc you can get good grades.

    what are you studying?
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    (Original post by AreebWithaHat)
    i have no talent and work really hard, but i also work efficiently. that's the key. any monkey can work themselves to death, but if you look for patterns, learn the most common stuff first etc you can get good grades.

    what are you studying?
    Medicine. Yeah I try to learn the most common stuff too.I don't do past papers but do look at clinical cases. However year after year my grades have been dropping so I guess that's a sign I'm struggling, I've also given up on a lot of the things that I enjoyed in order to handle the increasing difficulty- further proof that I'm struggling.
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    (Original post by KenGosgrove)
    Medicine. Yeah I try to learn the most common stuff too.I don't do past papers but do look at clinical cases. However year after year my grades have been dropping so I guess that's a sign I'm struggling, I've also given up on a lot of the things that I enjoyed in order to handle the increasing difficulty- further proof that I'm struggling.
    i'm a medic too, 3rd year though. how do you revise? do you do a lot of notes?
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    (Original post by AreebWithaHat)
    i'm a medic too, 3rd year though. how do you revise? do you do a lot of notes?
    I do not make notes. I read from books, do core clincial cases, bmj learning.

    Note taking would take too long for me and isnt effective for me.
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    (Original post by KenGosgrove)
    I do not make notes. I read from books, do core clincial cases, bmj learning.

    Note taking would take too long for me and isnt effective for me.
    not really sure what to advise then
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    (Original post by AreebWithaHat)
    not really sure what to advise then
    Lol it's okay, dude. I'm passing so I'm good enough just not as good as my peers. Just a fact of life.

    Do the most with what you have, even if it is less than others!
 
 
 
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