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    I’m in the fortunate position that both my teachers write the ALevel text books, are Principle Examiners and write some of the exam questions. They are good teachers and I always understand the content in class, but it just never sticks in my head. I can revise and revise and revise. I practice exam technique again and again and yet the content just doesn’t seem to want to stay in my head. Am I missing a major revision technique?
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    (Original post by Scarlettcake)
    I’m in the fortunate position that both my teachers write the ALevel text books, are Principle Examiners and write some of the exam questions. They are good teachers and I always understand the content in class, but it just never sticks in my head. I can revise and revise and revise. I practice exam technique again and again and yet the content just doesn’t seem to want to stay in my head. Am I missing a major revision technique?
    Write down what you know, it's the best way to internalise stuff. Have your lecturers ever done videos on youtube?

    Watching videos on a subject works too. If you want to study Keynes, click here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKGtmzLP8gw

    Try it out.
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    (Original post by OldMan17)
    Write down what you know, it's the best way to internalise stuff. Have your lecturers ever done videos on youtube?

    Watching videos on a subject works too. If you want to study Keynes, click here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKGtmzLP8gw

    Try it out.
    Thank you! My teachers don’t do videos but I usually watch them if I get confused on something at home, I will see if watching them for revision helps thank you
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    (Original post by OldMan17)
    Write down what you know, it's the best way to internalise stuff. Have your lecturers ever done videos on youtube?

    Watching videos on a subject works too. If you want to study Keynes, click here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKGtmzLP8gw

    Try it out.
    Thanks for the rep. Let me know how you get on.
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    (Original post by Scarlettcake)
    I’m in the fortunate position that both my teachers write the ALevel text books, are Principle Examiners and write some of the exam questions. They are good teachers and I always understand the content in class, but it just never sticks in my head. I can revise and revise and revise. I practice exam technique again and again and yet the content just doesn’t seem to want to stay in my head. Am I missing a major revision technique?
    Sounds like the current revision technique you're using doesn't help with retention for you. I suspect it's because you're trying to revise and remember too much about one topic, so perhaps try to break down your revision even further. Don't concentrate on the stuff that you can 'get' (i.e. can understand logically without being prompted), work on the topics you're finding particularly difficult and make sure to record your revision in a more condensed format.

    Hope that helps!
 
 
 
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