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How not to study

How not to study

A lot of students including my past self practice some of the worst study techniques that waste a lot of time and also gives you a false sense of achievement. They keep wailing and looking for time managing strategies and increasing the number of hours they study. These Bad techniques are often used by their peers and even suggested by their teachers and many students never ever realise that the way they are studying is not very competent.

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MORE IDEAS FROM Stasher 834124 on Oct 09

List of the worst techniques (B)

5. Taking notes in non-quiz format

Always take notes as if you are testing your future self. Keep it QnA style for easy active recall. Anki and Remnote are Godsent for you.

6. Reading theory and not practicing questions

justjump into the pool. You learn to swim on ur own, stop revising theory again and again. Jump straight to mock exams and practice questions

7. Sticking to syllabus a lot

gettingout of the syllabus keeps stuff interesting and most importantly keeps learning active. Its you who researching for your knowledge, no teacher is smashing content on you, thats the best approach.

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List of the worst techniques (A)

1. Going to a lecture cold

learn the concepts, formulas and structure of the material before the class, now without having any train to run after, you can be relaxed and get the most outta it.

2. Rewatching lectures and PPTs

Its a sin. Learn everything at once with full concentration. Atleast try your best to

3. Rereading Books

read it once make flashcards and burn the shit.

4. Highlighting

It just gives you a false sense of having extracted the important info from the text. When revisit the book you actually recognise the stuff. Its different from recalling.

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Dont be spoonfed. Learn stuff yourself.

Learn the stuff from books yourself. You dont need everything being spoonfed by a teacher. That way you'll the grow the most. Go to lectures later or run a step ahead of your Teacher

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