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    Hey there!
    So I want to be a vet once I finish my A Levels. I didn't do very well last year for my AS results (CEEU) so I decided to retake my AS levels this year again, however I feel like the information just isnt being taken in. I would love some advice on how to revise or study and some methods to use, as well as exam techniques. It would be so, so helpful and I would appreciate any advice! I am currently taking OCR Biology A, OCR Chemistry A and AQA Psychology!

    I currently write flashcards, use quizlet, answer questions from textbooks and review my notes. I have also talked a lot (Which I found very helpful), especially in the car, however I find that difficult to use as I cannot identify what I have missed without another person telling me, and therefore it becomes awkward to revise that way as I have to have someone else with me, not distracting me.

    Again, any help would be massively appreciated! Thank you so much!
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    (Original post by Sanarith)
    Hey there!
    So I want to be a vet once I finish my A Levels. I didn't do very well last year for my AS results (CEEU) so I decided to retake my AS levels this year again, however I feel like the information just isnt being taken in. I would love some advice on how to revise or study and some methods to use, as well as exam techniques. It would be so, so helpful and I would appreciate any advice! I am currently taking OCR Biology A, OCR Chemistry A and AQA Psychology!

    I currently write flashcards, use quizlet, answer questions from textbooks and review my notes. I have also talked a lot (Which I found very helpful), especially in the car, however I find that difficult to use as I cannot identify what I have missed without another person telling me, and therefore it becomes awkward to revise that way as I have to have someone else with me, not distracting me.

    Again, any help would be massively appreciated! Thank you so much!
    I like the method of condensing information, so i'll take a page of the textbook or an a4 page of notes and try and condense the information onto an a5 piece of paper and then again onto a little flashcard. I find this helps because you really have to understand the information in order to condense and choose the most important points or steps. I also found doing past paper questions now and then from quite early on really helpful
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    I like the method of condensing information, so i'll take a page of the textbook or an a4 page of notes and try and condense the information onto an a5 piece of paper and then again onto a little flashcard. I find this helps because you really have to understand the information in order to condense and choose the most important points or steps. I also found doing past paper questions now and then from quite early on really helpful
    That's awesome, thank you so much. I'll give both of those a go :-)
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    (Original post by Sanarith)
    That's awesome, thank you so much. I'll give both of those a go :-)
    no problem! oh, and i just thought, it's also good to experiment with different lengths of study sessions, some people like to focus for an hour, some people work best in short bursts with five minute breaks in between. finding out how to make yourself more productive can really help!

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