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To keep track of my assignments I created a note titled: Unfinished units (or assignments) where I wrote down the subject of that unit and what I needed to complete for the assignment of that unit. Eg: Unfinished Units Process Word Documents - Final Assessment, Skill Builder, Assessment Activities << (I would also highlight the tasks to know ...


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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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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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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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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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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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I'm afraid I can't offer any advice specifically on blanking out in the exam as I don't really have any experience with that, however there are a few ways I see that you can attack this problem: Falling behind on the material: If trying to do this on your own isn't working, consider asking classmates if you can go over something with them or asking the ...


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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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There is an exact solution to this problem, one that is catching mainstream popularity with good empirical results. Piotr Wozniak invented the spaced repition algorithm that caters to memorization problems like yours where a large list of discrete units have to be learned (or memorized) quickly. The basic premise is to break a large corpus of knowledge, ...


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A short nap will accelerate your learning process as tests have shown better recall after a nap (yielding the same benefits as a full night of sleep). Meditation will help your brain return to lower frequency brain waves, helpful for learning. Socialising will also assist recall of your day, particularly if the experience evokes emotive memories as these ...



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