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    I've never really written notes for my tests/ exams as I find it time wasting and as I've never done it before, when I tried to, it took me too long and I didn't know how to do it right. Without writing notes I've managed to do well in my tests and in mocks, but people have told me that my revision technique is bad and all revision plans I've seen online involve writing notes, so I was wondering if I need to write notes or not.
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    Whatever works for you my friend, if you're learning and remembering without writing it all down, then that's perfectly fine.
    I wouldn't listen to revision guides, if what they're telling you to do doesn't work.
    Good Luck
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    (Original post by Meridian-S)
    Whatever works for you my friend, if you're learning and remembering without writing it all down, then that's perfectly fine.
    I wouldn't listen to revision guides, if what they're telling you to doesn't work.
    Good Luck
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    (Original post by pizza4ever)
    I've never really written notes for my tests/ exams as I find it time wasting and as I've never done it before, when I tried to, it took me too long and I didn't know how to do it right. Without writing notes I've managed to do well in my tests and in mocks, but people have told me that my revision technique is bad and all revision plans I've seen online involve writing notes, so I was wondering if I need to write notes or not.
    Everyone revises differently. I only made notes for one subject at GCSE as I thought making notes for the majority of my subjects was a waste of time too and I was fine. Do whatever you think's best

    Good luck!
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    (Original post by pizza4ever)
    I've never really written notes for my tests/ exams as I find it time wasting and as I've never done it before, when I tried to, it took me too long and I didn't know how to do it right. Without writing notes I've managed to do well in my tests and in mocks, but people have told me that my revision technique is bad and all revision plans I've seen online involve writing notes, so I was wondering if I need to write notes or not.
    Try and find what works best for you, I'm the same as you in that I find making notes for most things a waste of time and I learn well simply from reading my class notes, using revision guides and doing practice questions. I did this all the way through my GCSE's and it worked successfully and I'm now approaching my A levels and I use the same process with success. Don't let other people affect your revision technique, as long as you're confident in it and it works for you. Making rough notes on certain things can be useful, but I'd recommend massively against wasting your time making colourful and fancy notes; that time can often be much better spent. Good look with your revision anyway
 
 
 
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