February 23, 2022
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How I Ranked 1st at Cambridge University - 20 Study Tips

Ali Abdaal
To improve your thinking and learn new skills, visit https://brilliant.org/ali and sign up for free. The first 200 people will get 20% off the annual Premium subscription :) In this video weโ€™re going through the top 20 study tips that helped me smash my exams when I was at school, and do pretty well at Cambridge University medical school - all while building this YouTube channel, having an actual social life, and enjoying the journey along the way. Enjoy xx TIME STAMPS: 00:00 Intro 00:26 Scope the subject 01:27 Focus on your weaknesses 02:25 Use a retrospective revision timetable 03:47 Notetaking is a waste of time 05:29 Focus on understanding 10:39 Do lots of mock exams 12:14 Use intentional flair 13:51 Bank points with coursework 14:19 Study with friends 15:10 Test each other 16:02 Read your friendsโ€™ essays 17:02 Have a workspace 18:04 Have time to unwind 19:17 Focus on enjoying the journey MY FREE ONLINE COURSES: ๐Ÿš€ Productivity Masterclass - Principles and Tools to Boost Your Productivity - https://go.aliabdaal.com/course/productivity ๐ŸŽฌ Video Editing with Final Cut Pro X - From Beginner to YouTuber - https://go.aliabdaal.com/course/video-editing ๐ŸŽ“ How to Study for Exams - An Evidence-Based Masterclass - https://go.aliabdaal.com/course/studying PART-TIME YOUTUBER ACADEMY: ๐Ÿฟ My 6-week live online course - https://academy.aliabdaal.com MY FAVOURITE GEAR: ๐ŸŽฅ My YouTube Camera Gear - https://kit.co/AliAbdaal โŒจ๏ธ My Keyboard - Wireless Coral mechanical keyboard (Cherry Blue) - https://go.aliabdaal.com/keyboard ๐Ÿ“ My favourite iPad Screen Protector - Paperlike - https://go.aliabdaal.com/paperlike ๐ŸŽ’ My Desk Accessories + Todo List - Ugmonk - https://go.aliabdaal.com/ugmonk MY FAVOURITE SOFTWARE: โœ๏ธ The best summaries of books (Shortform) - https://go.aliabdaal.com/shortform ๐Ÿ“š How I remember what I read (Readwise) - https://go.aliabdaal.com/readwise ๐ŸŽต Where I get my Music (amazing for YouTubers) - https://go.aliabdaal.com/epidemicsound ๐ŸŽ™ My weekly podcast - https://www.notoverthinking.com My brother and I host a weekly podcast where we discuss happiness, creativity and the human condition. You can find it by searching โ€œNot Overthinkingโ€ on any podcast app (eg: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts etc). BE MY FRIEND: ๐Ÿ’Œ Sign up to my weekly email newsletter - https://aliabdaal.com/friendzone/ ๐ŸŒ My website / blog - https://www.aliabdaal.com ๐Ÿ“ธ Instagram - https://instagram.com/aliabdaal ๐Ÿฆ Twitter - https://twitter.com/aliabdaal ๐ŸŽฎ Twitch - https://twitch.tv/aliabdaal WHO AM I: Iโ€™m Ali, a YouTuber, podcaster, soon-to-be author and ex-Doctor working in London, UK. I make videos that explore the strategies and tools that help us live happier, healthier and more productive lives. I also have a weekly podcast called Deep Dive (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChfo46ZNOV-vtehDc25A1Ug), and I write a weekly email newsletter that contains some quick thoughts + links to interesting things (https://email.aliabdaal.com). GET IN TOUCH: If youโ€™d like to talk, Iโ€™d love to hear from you. Tweeting @AliAbdaal directly will be the quickest way to get a response, but if your question is very long, feel free to email me at hi@aliabdaal.com. I try my best to reply to things but there sadly aren't enough hours in the day to respond to everyone ๐Ÿ˜ญ PS: Some of the links in this description are affiliate links that I get a kickback from ๐Ÿ˜œ
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