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


    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"

    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?
    (Original post by ZR246)
    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.

    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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