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I don't know if there is a way to say this politely, but this really only has three interpretations, as far as I can see: You don't fundamentally want to study these subjects In general, if someone is passionate about something, they put in far more effort than you might expect. So if you were passionate about these subjects I would expect to see that ...


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I don't see those as being mutually exclusive. Why not learn enough for the exam on both and dive deeper into the one you are more interested in? My college had a combined class on data mining and data warehousing. I was a bit peeved because much more time was spent on the theory of the first subject and I was more interested in the practical application of ...


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I have noticed a similar situation with myself. I really enjoy mathematics and am perhaps the best in my school at it. When I don't understand something I put a lot of time in until it becomes intuitive to me (one thing I like about math is that this is almost always possible). However, the notion of going out and learning it, things that I haven't ...


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The excerpts from Wait But Why - Why Procrastinators Procrastinate and How to Beat Procrastination (insightful articles written last year, makes a good read for your case) may interest you: To understand why procrastinators procrastinate so much, let’s start by understanding a non-procrastinator’s brain: [picture] Pretty normal, right? Now, ...


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In addition to what's already been said (I'd also recommend Anki if it fits well with your study material) there are a few other things you can consider: You should obviously make sure you have a thorough understanding of the material as without understanding it will be harder to commit to memory. You can make things stick in your mind better by going over ...


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Anki is a perfect solution for this situation. It is a spaced repetition freeware available for most platforms.


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Part of the remit of universities is to position the trade-off between teaching as much as they can with preparing as many individuals as possible for careers. Typically this balance is designed to challenge your learning ability. You will have a lot of information thrown at you, and be expected to do an awful lot of study. Based on everything I know of ...



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