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I've been struggling with my learning productivity for a while. I've cottoned on to using Spaced Repetition. Here is my list of Do's and Don'ts: Learn before trying to memorize Keep your information in small chunks (split big things up) Start with the basics : Create a summary of just the simple concepts first More advanced concepts will be easier to ...


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I personally prefer fast paced classes, but it can be 'too' fast sometimes. In such cases, it is important to interrupt the instructor with a question. If you are confident that you are one of the quicker ones in the class, you have a semi-obligation to do so, because if you didn't get it, many others might have not gotten it as well. The instructor needs ...


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Are you making notes? In that case you just note the disturbance/interruptions (in the margin, with a special mark in front, ...) for later consideration, and don't spend any more time on it in that moment. If you don't make notes, you can still quickly scribble something in the form of a 'to do', and then follow up later. The basic idea is: don't ...


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Personally I don't think there's anything strictly wrong with your approach as it shows a real thirst for knowledge (though I may be slightly biased as my University only allowed the highest marks for knowledge beyond the given syllabus). The way I see that issues could arise is if you have limited space in your memory for all of the information or you run ...


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The whole concept of Undergrad studies is to build a foundation in the body of knowledge you chose to study. It is rather a matter of discipline to determine the optimal balance between depth of a subject and getting better grades. As an undergrad, you are required to have good breadth rather than depth and the examination system would attempt to gauge your ...



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