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Hey guys, I'm posting this again, as I posted it in the wrong section last time:

I worked a bit hard, but not too hard (mainly because I got lazy) and was lucky enough to get to the university I am currently at, and it's one of the best in the world, but now that I just finished my first year exams and got results, I feel like a failure. There are students in my year that skipped one or two years of school and are 16, and can still keep up with all the work, there are students who know content from even third year some times, whilst I have to ask people for help sometimes for simple things.

I failed the module that almost everyone in my year considers the easiest (I don't know of anyone who has failed it until now). I just don't understand it, and I worked really hard on it, trying questions, asking for help, but I just don't seem to understand it. In the exam, all I could think about was how I had taken a place in my course away from someone else who would have passed the module and it just makes me feel even worse.

It's been on my mind for the past week now. I kind of feel heartbroken when I hear about people on my course, and my friends from other universities getting a 1st in their courses - They definitely deserve it, but I would like to at least pass. It's really quite depressing, and I don't know what to do about it.
I tried really hard as well, and I have to pass all my modules to go to the next year.

Edit: Any advice?
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I think you need someone to help you identify what piece is missing from your understanding. Sometimes it's just a little building block that you need to make sense of the rest. You could start by finding the first thing that's not completely clear to you (not just the answer but the why) and looking into it until you have cleared it up, each one you do will likely make the rest easier.

If it's about the content you can find help at your university (a lot of people will be open to email) or online, but if it's about the way the exam is laid out you'll have to figure that out with your department or course-mates.

No doubt you'll spend more energy worrying about this than it will actually take to learn the module, but that's normal.
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