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Lesson 20: Memorising Meaningfully vs. Rote Learning

To have any chance of obtaining full marks in an exam, you need to have the entire content of the syllabus stored perfectly inside your memory. This is a tough task, but it is not impossible. Memorisation is a pain, I agree, but it is necessary. Since you can’t carry your notes in the exam, you won’t be able to perform well if you don’t have all the required information in your head.

So, it’s crucial to memorise things properly. Unfortunately, most students often confuse memorisation with rote learning.

What is Rote Learning?