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Advice for an AS student preparing for A2

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    What tips would you give to maximise your grades at the end of the A2 year and how to make a good transition from AS to A2!?

    My tips would be:
    • Make revision notes as you cover each topic in class. This saves time as your revision notes will already be completed when you come to revise later on. Also get a copy of the specification for each of your subjects to check you've made notes on everything you need to know.
    • Getting your exam technique right is crucial! Using the right technique when answering the exam questions obviously increases your likelihood of gaining as many marks as possible.
    • Consider using a revision timetable. I structured my revision by day, rather than time. For example: revise topic a, b and c on Monday, revise topic d, e, f and g on Tuesday, and so on. I found this structure much easier to follow and stick to, than if I'd structured it by time, e.g. revise topic a from 11am to 1pm, topic b from 1.30pm to 3pm etc.
    • Take advantage of any homework help/revision help sessions your college might offer. They can prove invaluable if you're struggling with any aspect of the content, homework etc.
    I hope these help

    What are your subjects?
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