How much do you study the day before an exam?

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How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby NYC2014 » Mon Apr 30, 2012 12:02 am

I relax most of the day before my exam - gotta be fresh, gotta go downstairs. Do you do the same?

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby shock259 » Mon Apr 30, 2012 12:07 am

Depends on when the exam is. If in afternoon, I'll usually study until bed the night before, then sleepin and not look at it against until the test. If it's in the morning, I'll stop studying in the early afternoon, get a good night sleep, and wake up ready to rock and roll.

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby sundance95 » Mon Apr 30, 2012 12:08 am

If it's a morning test, I gotta have my bowl, gotta have my cereal.

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby TTRansfer » Mon Apr 30, 2012 12:43 am

sundance95 wrote:If it's a morning test, I gotta have my bowl, gotta have my cereal.


The bowl would definitely give you the munchies for cereal. Wouldn't be my first choice of food post-bowl, though.

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby 2transferornot » Mon Apr 30, 2012 12:48 am

Last minute studying is very important.

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby MrPapagiorgio » Mon Apr 30, 2012 1:01 am

Too stressed to not study the day before.

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby crossarmant » Mon Apr 30, 2012 1:15 am

I study hardcore all day and then, around 10pm, I stop. I try to get some sleep, maybe watch netflix or something. However, since tomorrow I have my first evening exam, I'll be studying and running practice exams up until the minute I walk into the exam.

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby shepdawg » Mon Apr 30, 2012 1:25 pm

My pre-exam routine begins with one read through of my outline, followed by outlining two practice exams. It ends everytime with an hour jacuzzi/outline reading with a beer and 90 minute massage. Exam week is the best week of the semester. 4-5 massages.

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby jessuf » Mon Apr 30, 2012 3:00 pm

i'll generally study about 8-10 hours and make sure to stop around 10pm as all of my exams are morning ones

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby JoeFish » Mon Apr 30, 2012 3:02 pm

Tend to wake up around noon and study until about 6. Do a practice test or something, lots of Calis and/or looking over little questions and lots of outlines and the like.

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby c3pO4 » Mon Apr 30, 2012 3:10 pm

well, if you don't study until the day before the exam...

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby protein » Tue May 01, 2012 3:28 pm

c3pO4 wrote:well, if you don't study until the day before the exam...


i like how you think

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby apl6783 » Tue May 01, 2012 6:39 pm

If I still have other exams left, I study for those other exams. There's really not much you can do that will help the day before. You know what you know. Other than visually modifying an outline, printing it and tabbing it, I don't do anything for an exam the day before.

If it's the day before my last exam, I'm watching TV all day or murdering children on Call of Duty and laughing at them because I don't have allowance and if I want to I can drive to the store and buy ice cream AND EAT ICE CREAM ALL DAY WHILE I PLAY COD.

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby Julio_El_Chavo » Tue May 01, 2012 6:52 pm

OP makes the erroneous conclusion that I study during any day before an exam.

-3L

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby TTH » Tue May 01, 2012 11:08 pm

c3pO4 wrote:well, if you don't study until the day before the exam...


This. :(

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby Cupidity » Tue May 01, 2012 11:10 pm

I do most of my studying the day before and morning of my exams.

I make my outline slowly towards the end of the semester, and then spend 24 hours leading up to the exam doing insane cramming, so that when I walk into the exam, it is fresh.

I usually take a practice exam at like 7am for a 930am exam.

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby crossarmant » Tue May 01, 2012 11:15 pm

NYC2014 wrote:I relax most of the day before my exam - gotta be fresh, gotta go downstairs. Do you do the same?

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby deebs » Wed May 02, 2012 2:00 am

TTH wrote:
c3pO4 wrote:well, if you don't study until the day before the exam...


This. :(

I have a 10 page paper to write tomorrow, then on Thursday will look at a subject for the first time after attending 3 classes all semester. Probably most of the day, test is Friday morning

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby kalvano » Wed May 02, 2012 2:06 am

I learned White Collar Crime the day of the exam.

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby ajr » Wed May 02, 2012 2:11 am

kalvano wrote:I learned White Collar Crime the day of the exam.


Why of course. Once you learn that, the exam becomes quite irrelevant.

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby kraeton » Wed May 02, 2012 2:50 am

study for about 36 hours straight. Total number of hours studied throughout semester... probably about 50 including actually reading well... anything. This is not a snappy TLS joke, this is reality. :shock:

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby 02122015 » Wed May 02, 2012 3:04 am

I'm pulling an all-nighter to learn tax right now! 10 hours until I have to head to campus.

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby Glock » Wed May 02, 2012 3:12 am

Cupidity wrote:I do most of my studying the day before and morning of my exams.

I make my outline slowly towards the end of the semester, and then spend 24 hours leading up to the exam doing insane cramming, so that when I walk into the exam, it is fresh.

I usually take a practice exam at like 7am for a 930am exam.




Cramming for the win. The stuff I do right before I walk in sticks with me the best.

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby zeth006 » Wed May 02, 2012 11:42 pm

Glock wrote:
Cupidity wrote:I do most of my studying the day before and morning of my exams.

I make my outline slowly towards the end of the semester, and then spend 24 hours leading up to the exam doing insane cramming, so that when I walk into the exam, it is fresh.

I usually take a practice exam at like 7am for a 930am exam.




Cramming for the win. The stuff I do right before I walk in sticks with me the best.




Yep, same. On my best exams, it's the stuff I studied an hour or two before that pop up.


Planning to get 4-5 hours of sleep, cram in last minute concepts I'm not completely clear on for my last 2.

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Re: How much do you study the day before an exam?

Postby aquasalad » Thu May 03, 2012 6:10 pm

deebs wrote:
TTH wrote:
c3pO4 wrote:well, if you don't study until the day before the exam...


This. :(

I have a 10 page paper to write tomorrow, then on Thursday will look at a subject for the first time after attending 3 classes all semester. Probably most of the day, test is Friday morning


I'm about to do this, in that I looked at the subject for the first time today, but I did attend the classes and get a past A-'s outline. Exam is tommorrow at 9am, whatever.




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