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    I cry myself to sleep on top of my textbooks so i absorb all the knowledgez through osmosis


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    flaschcards are time consuming tho if you don't do it right. The best way in my experience is to take a topic that you're shaky on and try to descibe/teach it to someone else i.e. the process of osmosis. Phrase it again and again in a way that soon you'll be able to rattle off the definitions/functions in your sleep. Teaching things to other people is actually the most effective way of learning since it isn't "passive learning"
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    I'm the opposite there. If it's not revision time with a desk and notes in front of me, I won't even try to revise. Are you trying GYG this year?
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    Well, 12 days is still quite good :-)
    I don't have the stamina to sit down and memorise things, I've got easily distracted :-( I usually write out the main points on a 'revision card' you can buy in stationery shops, and carry them with me. It's easy to take them out and revise when i have a break or on the train. But I study engineering so (luckily) don't have to memorise long texts.
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    For me it's reading the textbook... I read the specification in the meantime as well so that I don't read something not in the syllabus. If I'm going to write something, it's going to be something that is complex/difficult to learn. No reason of writing stuff that you already know... Then I solve past papers and learn from my mistakes.
 
 
 
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