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What is the best way to study?
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Cramming the night before a test is the most effective way to study.

The Argument

Cramming is a legitimate way to review learned material just before a big test. It gives students a chance to go back over notes, completed assignments, and supplemental materials which have all of the information needed to help them pass a test.[1]

Counter arguments

Students don't retain the information gleaned from cramming just before a test. As soon as the test is over, all of that crammed information is immediately brain-dumped, and is of no use for future applications which require said knowledge.[1]



[P1] Cramming is the best way to study for a test.

Rejecting the premises

[Rejecting P1] Cramming only prepares students for the short term, not the long term.


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