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all-nighter

Graduate education A long, intense study session before an exam, intended to help a student maximize her grade in a particular subject, by studying all night; research suggests that memory retention is greatest after a good night's sleep than with an all-nighter. See Sleep hygiene.
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It must have been one of the first clubs in the country to hold all-nighters.
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They're engineers, pilots, airplane designers and more, and they're so fired up about getting to space that they tap savings accounts, pull all-nighters and strap themselves into carbon fiber cockpits for test flights.
I'VE pulled plenty of all-nighters in my time, but never have I gone straight from the club, picked up my towel and headed up to rural Northumberland to run naked into the sea to celebrate the equinox.
I put in a lot of all-nighters over decades, built up some momentum, got better at my craft and made connections.
The last hour at Allanton broke with tradition too, abandoning the records that usually ended all-nighters, including Dean Parrish's I'm On My Way.
As the team delve deeper into the macho fraternity of 'The Wolfpack', they find a darker side to the debauchery, secret hand signals and all-nighters that bonded the traders together - including a strict hierarchy that might be worth killing for.
Or I always felt really tired, but I just assumed that was because I was pulling all-nighters doing illustrations.
This film charts the history of the all-nighters that began at the Twisted Wheel in Manchester and hears from DJ Ian Levine of the Blackpool Mecca and Russ Winstanley of the legendary Wigan Casino.
I'm in my fourth year at uni but I still thrive off the excitement of doing all-nighters before the deadline.
While partying and pulling all-nighters are obvious culprits, researchers are also blaming the use of phones, tablets and TVs before bed.
Yet, in that amount of time we will encounter countless personal and educational hurdles: essays, equations, exams, all-nighters, coursework, mark schemes, mocks, revision, packing, planning, accommodation, socialising and finally, saying goodbye.