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    SAM's Study tips 16: Make sure you have one weekend day when you don't do revision or think about exams - you'll come back to it refreshed.
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    SAM's Study tips 17: Eat sensibly – healthy eating can improve your performance. Eating little and often keeps your energy levels up.
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    SAM's Study tips 18: Only revise 2 subjects a day - more can confuse. Mix them up so you revise one favourite and one you're less keen on.
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    SAM’s Study tips 19: Relaxing doesn’t include shooting aliens or improving your time on the Nurburgring – vid games set you on edge just when you need to be relaxed.
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    (Original post by mysqa)
    SAM’s Study tips 19: Relaxing doesn’t include shooting aliens or improving your time on the Nurburgring – vid games set you on edge just when you need to be relaxed.
    Disagree. Running a chainsaw through someone's face is incredibly therapeutic.
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    SAM's Study tips 20: Separate revision notes into different folders so you know where each subject is and it doesn’t look too overwhelming.
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    (Original post by Hype en Ecosse)
    Disagree. Running a chainsaw through someone's face is incredibly therapeutic.
    In real life, perhaps, but not on the telly.
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    SAM's Study tips 21: Avoid arguments at school and at home. They will upset you, put you under pressure and affect your studying.
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    SAM's Study tips 22: Practise some past papers under timed conditions, so you can handle the pressure better when the big day comes.
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    SAM's Study tips 23: Try to revise one section of notes, or one set of topics together. #mysqa_sam
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    SAM's Study tips 24: Remember - after the exam you can chill and have no more revision. This will help you relax before the event too.
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    SAM's Study tips 25: If you have trouble with specific details, try to understand the topic generally - details are sometimes supplied.
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    SAM's Study tips 26: Revise with a friend if possible, sharing ideas during revision. It helps you both understand, and builds confidence.
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    SAM's Study tips 27: Believe you are capable of passing - you wouldn't have a place on the course if you didn't have the ability.
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    SAM's Study tips 28: Boost confidence, reduce stress-avoid last minute cramming. Leaving revision time means you know you are well prepared.
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    SAM's Study tips 30: Which revision technique works for you? Check out: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/revision/ #mysqa_sam
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    SAM's Study tips 31: Know what each exam syllabus is so that you can divide your revision up into small manageable sections.
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    SAM's Study tips 32: Decide which time of day you work best - morning, afternoon or evening?
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    SAM's Study tips 33: Where you study has a huge effect on the quality of revision: quiet places, good lighting, and no noise distractions.
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    SAM’s Study tips 34: Vary the subjects you revise in an evening, starting with the one you hate and finishing with the one you like best.

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