I just make notes from my textbooks or revision guides, basically copying it out in my own words and omitting any unnecessary information. I then read them several times leading up to the exam.
If I have time (which I usually don't, bearing in mind that my note-taking process often ends up leading up to the night before the exam) I will practise exam questions and past papers.
I'm planning to start earlier this time (for my A2 exams) so I can use my notes from lessons as well which, although I file carefully, I usually ignore when revising.
Essentially, my usual note-taking method amounts to nothing more than furious cramming.
Last edited by PatrickD; 03-04-2012 at 23:28.
Past papers and reading through my notes/the textbook, thats about it, it's the only thing that helps me. I really don't see the use in writing out what is already written down, it's no wonder so many people on here waste about 8 hours a day revising for GCSEs and A-levels. Memorising things doesn't help either, it won't get you far in life.
Last edited by lukas1051; 03-04-2012 at 23:29.