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I just wanted to know how many hours of sleep most people can manage during step 1 preparation?
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thats a good thread!!!
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I think there's no excuse for not sleeping well while studying if you make a plan and stick to it, unless you want to study everything from scratch in two months or something.
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Remember that you need your REM sleep, to fixate.
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I always set my alarm for 8 hours and 10-15 mins from the time I get into bed regardless of when I go into bed.
In the past this has helped me stay alert the next day and not waste and time due to fatigue.

However, lately I am suffering from SEVERE insomnia and get 4-5 hours only
It makes it impossible to function the next day and because of this my studying is on delay now. I have tried using supplements to help aid sleep, but they aren't so helpful and I don't want to become dependant on them.
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I go for the 6-8 hours, otherwise is impossible to function. No matter what they say... a good sleep is a "most".
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I always set my alarm for 8 hours and 10-15 mins from the time I get into bed regardless of when I go into bed.
In the past this has helped me stay alert the next day and not waste and time due to fatigue.

However, lately I am suffering from SEVERE insomnia and get 4-5 hours only
It makes it impossible to function the next day and because of this my studying is on delay now. I have tried using supplements to help aid sleep, but they aren't so helpful and I don't want to become dependant on them.
take yogurt before sleepin, it really helps ...
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i feel 6-8 hrs is a must. otherwise it becomes hard to concentrate.
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yep, it happens to me i cant fall asleep early as i want, i guess is the anxiety from the exam, thinking, o wish i had studied more, and the exam date is getting closer and closer...
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