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My Uni years

Esmeralda
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Sep 1 2013, 2:53pm


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were *all* reading. Very little writing, almost no tests. I am a big reader on my own, which helped, but it still can be hard to plow through 200 pages of Thucycides in an evening, or even 5 pages of Kant.

If I were desperate, I would bribe myself with an M&M for finishing a certain number of pages. It was also good to find a study-buddy - someone to read out loud with, and/or discuss what you read, trying to bring the topic alive, rather than just seeing it as words on a page to be got through as quickly as possible. It's so much more fun when you understand more of what you're reading, and begin to see how human choices and frailties can apply to what is happening around us today.

History is people - the stories of those who live it and those who tell it.


(This post was edited by Esmeralda on Sep 1 2013, 2:55pm)

Subject User Time
Studying history Pazeer Send a private message to Pazeer Aug 28 2013, 7:36pm
    Two ideas CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Aug 28 2013, 8:05pm
        de Valera was my personal bane in seventh form History. Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Aug 28 2013, 10:13pm
    History shadowdog Send a private message to shadowdog Aug 29 2013, 12:00am
        I agree with Shaowdog Terazed Send a private message to Terazed Aug 31 2013, 4:28pm
    History was (and still is) my favorite subject. Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Aug 29 2013, 2:18am
        Good points CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Aug 29 2013, 2:33am
            About those complacent Romans... Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Aug 29 2013, 11:14pm
        Thanks to everyone Pazeer Send a private message to Pazeer Aug 29 2013, 10:52am
    Studying Rosie-with-the-ribbons Send a private message to Rosie-with-the-ribbons Aug 29 2013, 8:39am
    I'm majoring in History as well... Elutherian Send a private message to Elutherian Aug 29 2013, 3:00pm
    My Uni years Esmeralda Send a private message to Esmeralda Sep 1 2013, 2:53pm

 
 
 

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