This guide contains advice on how to study by making the best use of your time, creating a good study environment, reading and making notes effectively, keeping organised and finding appropriate resources.

Making the best use of your time

Creating an appropriate environment

Reading effectively

Making notes effectively

Keeping study materials organised

Finding appropriate sources

Useful resources

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