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I don't like taking notes because i've been doing that for years and I never really retain any information.


Instead, this time I started to use small flashcards but I wrote my notes on them instead. So on one side, I would write 3 questions and then on the other, I would answer them in LOTS of detail as if I were taking notes.

I thought this was helpful because I seemed to remember more but my friend said that flash cards were only used to condense my notes into smaller notes.

Now I have a big pile of flashcards that are my notes and looking at how other people have used flashcards, they said they previously made posters or ect...
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(Original post by Sherry202)
I don't like taking notes because i've been doing that for years and I never really retain any information.


Instead, this time I started to use small flashcards but I wrote my notes on them instead. So on one side, I would write 3 questions and then on the other, I would answer them in LOTS of detail as if I were taking notes.

I thought this was helpful because I seemed to remember more but my friend said that flash cards were only used to condense my notes into smaller notes.

Now I have a big pile of flashcards that are my notes and looking at how other people have used flashcards, they said they previously made posters or ect...
If it works (i.e. it's actually helping you remember stuff and do well in exams) then that's absolutely fine. There is no correct way to revise, do whatever works for you.
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