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    Title obviously an exaggeration but does anyone feel as though they're not as intelligent as they were in say, sixth form? Been studying just one subject for my degree for a while that I feel like I just don't know anything about anything else and stuff that used to seem easy for me in other subjects now seem difficult
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    (Original post by OneOfThem)
    Title obviously an exaggeration but does anyone feel as though they're not as intelligent as they were in say, sixth form? Been studying just one subject for my degree for a while that I feel like I just don't know anything about anything else and stuff that used to seem easy for me in other subjects now seem difficult
    I always notice I forget thing's a couple weeks after exams and feel useless again. My course so far has been mainly revision though and of stuff I knew well so I'm happy at the moment. I would assume it really depends on how busy the course makes you, I have at least a couple hours nearly every weekday.
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    thats the thing with studying at uni and getting a job..it's life tho..ur specialising in a subject (degree)...when your doing GCSEs, A-Levels and all that before..you're learning the basics of a vast amount of things because you're not specialising and although most people don't appreciate this at the time, you're learning more diversely because of these hefty exams.
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    you should try getting hobbies for other things..read the news...that's a hobby everyone should do..you can learn so much and you won't feel like you HAVE to because it's not like anyone tells u to as in school...

    read books and research in ur own time about other stuff
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    I think at university we learn how to learn. If you think back to your A-Levels all you probably had to do is sit and study for your exams and that's it. Having to do one thing is easy and you've proven that you know how to do that.

    But at university you're made to develop yourself well beyond that through working in groups, switching between coursework assignments and exams, meeting new people etc. You're becoming a well-rounded person.
 
 
 
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