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If you are already doing 15 h a day of work, I’d agree that you shouldn’t be doing more, and like the other responders, would add that you might benefit from less, if you can make it more effective. Find a way to track the results of your study habits. I usually just do this mentally. As I do any work that is rated or graded, I think about how I prepared, ...


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Reading the lecture materials before going to class is a good practice. If you find it taking too much of your time, then you may want to set a specific amount of time for it. Do not aim for understanding most of what the lecturer would cover, otherwise there is not much point attending lectures, but use the set time to get a feel of what the lecture would ...


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I think a combination of both works best. You need a deadline so you don't feel you have endless time to finish the session. And you need to decompose your study into "digestible" pieces (e.g. chapters, sections) so you get a sense of progress of your study. Try to aim for a chapter to be read in x minutes, where x depends on the difficulty and length of ...


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Are you asking is it better to allocate blocks of time for studying, or should you focus more on the outcome and try to attempt to spent as much time as needed in one sitting to understand the material? If so,I would say both. You need to allocate time to study, and if you focus on perfect comprehension the initial barrier to study may be too high so you ...


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In all of the studying I do, I have found that being able to take breaks whenever I want to can be detrimental. Although a 5-10 minute break every hour doesn't seem bad, you may not be breaking enough. I'd definitely recommend the Pomodoro Technique.



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