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    (Original post by brainzistheword)
    No problem - like you say, don't compare youself to others as it is a case of what you know, not how much you do Plus, i bet you do way more than you probably need to anyway

    And well done on C7.3, that probably makes you feel a bit better
    Ah that's true, thanks

    And yeah it did haha
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    Update 04/06/2016

    I had a late start today as I had a hospital appointment in the morning and I tried to revise at the hospital- didn't work. I have managed to be quite productive today I think!

    - History Unit 1
    - Maths revision
    - Maths past paper - 97/100 A*
    - Brief revision on B3 C3 P3
    - Past paper on B3 C3 P3 - A*
    - RE- revised Core beliefs
    - English language reading past paper
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    (Original post by NiamhM1801)
    4/06/2016 - Evening update

    Ok...I know this doesn't seem like a lot but it has genuinely taken me from 11am until now to do all of this (including breaks of course)

    Today I have:
    -77 German vocab mastered on Memrise (this didn't take long, maybe 45 minutes at most. I'll do more before I go to bed too)
    -C7.1 notes completed (this took a reasonable amount of time, but it was relatively easy stuff)
    -C7.2 notes completed (I've spent absolutely hours on this. It's SO LONG and I also wanted to take my time as this is the section of C7 that made me want to cry when we learnt it as none of it made sense at all, I get it now though )

    I'm going to start C7.3 before I go to bed too. It's SO INFURIATING the amount of time I take to do things, I wish I was speedy like you lot
    Wow, well done! It might not seem a lot to you but to me, you have done a lot! It's good to take your time when revising as it'll help you remember the information more! Speeds doesn't matter.

    (Original post by nisha.sri)
    UPDATE 04/06/16
    This is what i did today - it didn't take me that long Most of the time i was playing this game - well for an hour

    1. Geography 2 - Tectonics + wasteful world review
    2. B2 - 2008 past paper - 33/45 A*
    3. B3 - 2015 past paper - 50/60 A*
    4. English Language - Mr. Bruff's videos + writing formats
    5. English Language - past paper unit 2 ( I bullet pointed the points)
    6. B2 - 2010 past paper - 36/45 A*
    7. Psychology 2 - Topic E review
    Well done, especially on the A*s! Don't worry about playing games, your not the only one.

    (Original post by MR.ANONYMOUS 786)
    So. I have not really done much today because I went to sleep at 3 and woke up at around 7. I just went over my History notes, Business notes and Biology notes. I'm going to be doing some maths now.


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    At least you did something and that counts! Well done though.
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    (Original post by sahra30013)
    Wow, well done! It might not seem a lot to you but to me, you have done a lot! It's good to take your time when revising as it'll help you remember the information more! Speeds doesn't matter.


    Well done, especially on the A*s! Don't worry about playing games, your not the only one.


    At least you did something and that counts! Well done though.
    Thank you. Well done to you too. 👏👏👏👏


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    (Original post by sahra30013)
    Wow, well done! It might not seem a lot to you but to me, you have done a lot! It's good to take your time when revising as it'll help you remember the information more! Speeds doesn't matter.


    Well done, especially on the A*s! Don't worry about playing games, your not the only one.


    At least you did something and that counts! Well done though.
    Aw thank you! And that's true
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    Update 04/06/2016

    I had a late start today as I had a hospital appointment in the morning and I tried to revise at the hospital- didn't work. I have managed to be quite productive today I think!

    - History Unit 1
    - Maths revision
    - Maths past paper - 97/100 A*
    - Brief revision on B3 C3 P3
    - Past paper on B3 C3 P3 - A*
    - RE- revised Core beliefs
    - English language reading past paper
    Haha can't believe you tried to revise in the hospital (hope everything's ok btw)
    And wow you've been really productive! Well done for the A*s!
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    (Original post by sahra30013)
    Update 04/06/2016

    I had a late start today as I had a hospital appointment in the morning and I tried to revise at the hospital- didn't work. I have managed to be quite productive today I think!

    - History Unit 1
    - Maths revision
    - Maths past paper - 97/100 A*
    - Brief revision on B3 C3 P3
    - Past paper on B3 C3 P3 - A*
    - RE- revised Core beliefs
    - English language reading past paper
    Hey well done - everyone is getting A*s now on past papers, you will all do really well on the real things. Your day has certainly been productive, well done!!!
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    UPDATE FOR 04/06/16
    Q Cards
    • 15 - C1
    • 15 - C2
    • 15 - C3
    • 15 - C4
    • 15 - C5
    • 15 - Transmigration CS
    • 28 - Refugee CS
    • 15 - Sweden Pro-natalist CS
    • 20 - Antarctica CS

    Other
    • 2x German past papers
    • History notes on: Morals, women 1920s, Sacco and Vanzetti, Improvements/Problems, KKK, Monkey Trial
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    (Original post by sahra30013)
    Wow, well done! It might not seem a lot to you but to me, you have done a lot! It's good to take your time when revising as it'll help you remember the information more! Speeds doesn't matter.


    Well done, especially on the A*s! Don't worry about playing games, your not the only one.


    At least you did something and that counts! Well done though.
    Thank you

    (Original post by brainzistheword)
    UPDATE FOR 04/06/16
    Q Cards
    • 15 - C1
    • 15 - C2
    • 15 - C3
    • 15 - C4
    • 15 - C5
    • 15 - Transmigration CS
    • 28 - Refugee CS
    • 15 - Sweden Pro-natalist CS
    • 20 - Antarctica CS
    Other
    • 2x German past papers
    • History notes on: Morals, women 1920s, Sacco and Vanzetti, Improvements/Problems, KKK, Monkey Trial
    WOW well done !!! You've done so many q cards

    (Original post by sahra30013)
    Update 04/06/2016

    I had a late start today as I had a hospital appointment in the morning and I tried to revise at the hospital- didn't work. I have managed to be quite productive today I think!

    - History Unit 1
    - Maths revision
    - Maths past paper - 97/100 A*
    - Brief revision on B3 C3 P3
    - Past paper on B3 C3 P3 - A*
    - RE- revised Core beliefs
    - English language reading past paper
    Well done!! Even though it was a late start you've done so much work
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    (Original post by brainzistheword)
    Well done - this is immense! You say it isn't much but I think you have been very productive, well done!!



    You always get fantastic scores!! You should be so proud of everything you've done in terms of revision, it is extremely commendable
    Aw thank you so much !!
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    (Original post by nisha.sri)
    WOW well done !!! You've done so many q cards
    (Original post by nisha.sri)
    Aw thank you so much !!
    thank you and you're welcome
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    (Original post by brainzistheword)
    thank you and you're welcome
    No worries. Btw how are you revising for English Language on Tuesday ?
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    (Original post by nisha.sri)
    No worries. Btw how are you revising for English Language on Tuesday ?
    I will be doing tomorrow, but today my focus is on History
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    Haha can't believe you tried to revise in the hospital (hope everything's ok btw)
    And wow you've been really productive! Well done for the A*s!
    Haha, yeah. I tried but it was just too loud. Don't worry, it was just a check up in my asthma to see if I am better. Thank you!

    (Original post by brainzistheword)
    Hey well done - everyone is getting A*s now on past papers, you will all do really well on the real things. Your day has certainly been productive, well done!!!
    Thank you!

    (Original post by nisha.sri)
    Thank you



    WOW well done !!! You've done so many q cards



    Well done!! Even though it was a late start you've done so much work
    Thank you!
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    (Original post by brainzistheword)
    UPDATE FOR 04/06/16
    Q Cards
    • 15 - C1
    • 15 - C2
    • 15 - C3
    • 15 - C4
    • 15 - C5
    • 15 - Transmigration CS
    • 28 - Refugee CS
    • 15 - Sweden Pro-natalist CS
    • 20 - Antarctica CS
    Other
    • 2x German past papers
    • History notes on: Morals, women 1920s, Sacco and Vanzetti, Improvements/Problems, KKK, Monkey Trial
    Wow, well done! You've done a lot and you have been very productive! Again, well done!
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    (Original post by sahra30013)
    Wow, well done! You've done a lot and you have been very productive! Again, well done!
    Thank you
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    (Original post by brainzistheword)
    :banana::banana2:WELCOME!:banana2::banana:
    School bits:
    Hi Everyone,

    I'm in year 11 so I will be sitting my GCSEs on the 18th May (eek). I also had mocks on the 22nd Feb so keeping this thread made sure I kept up with my revision. At the moment my targets and grades are:

    (WJEC) English Language: A*
    (WJEC) English Literature: A*
    (Edexcel) Maths: A*
    (OCR Gateway B) Biology: A*
    (OCR Gateway B) Chemistry: A*
    (OCR Gateway B) Physics: A*
    (AQA) German: A*
    (OCR Modern) History: A*
    (AQA) Geography: A*
    (OCR National) ICT: A*

    Some of you may look at this and wonder how I can improve, but I set really high standards and in some of my mocks I have been getting 84/85 and scores like that, so I am working towards getting as high a mark as possible, and not just securing the grade.

    Hopefully, if I can get the grades, I want to go on to college and study Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry, Physics and Geology.

    Personal bits:
    If you want a bit of background I've always been quite good academically (though I genuinely hate to admit it) but I believe it is down to the fact that I have severe Atopic Eczema (that the specialist said was the worst in 30 years) and because of this, I have found studying to be a worthy distraction. I also can't see out of one eye which makes life interesting but I like it that way. If I can work hard enough, and get into University, I will be the first person in my family to do so, and considering my parents have barely any qualifications, this is definitely something I aspire to.

    A few last words:
    I am open to any advice or constructive criticism and I am happy to help anyone too.

    If you want to find out more about me as a person I would be happy to post info and along the way, I will be detailing revision I have done, so if you would like to see pictures of it just let me know and I'll be happy to upload

    Also, recently, people have asked if they can post their revision on here too so it can help motivate everyone and we can help each other along - feel free to join in

    Mocks (22nd Feb)
    Here's the posts I made about the mocks I have just taken

    As great as this is you need to go outside more and do something, really you are wasting your time completely if you are getting higher than the A* band.
    Did no revision for GCSE's and came out with A and A*'s paying no attention in class for 2 years.
    You are wasting your time, go make some friends and do something more in life, GCSE's are almost meaningless in this day and age, no one will be impressed with how you got all A*'s as 90% of GCSE's are common sense!

    Also the saying goes it's not what you know but who you know. Extremely true for getting far in life so go outside and meet people, bet your parents are worried you've got no friends or something?
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    (Original post by HandsomeRakk)
    As great as this is you need to go outside more and do something, really you are wasting your time completely if you are getting higher than the A* band.
    Did no revision for GCSE's and came out with A and A*'s paying no attention in class for 2 years.
    You are wasting your time, go make some friends and do something more in life, GCSE's are almost meaningless in this day and age, no one will be impressed with how you got all A*'s as 90% of GCSE's are common sense!

    Also the saying goes it's not what you know but who you know. Extremely true for getting far in life so go outside and meet people, bet your parents are worried you've got no friends or something?
    Actually that is extremely judgemental - I do many other things outside of school, often more than my friends and other classmates who do very little studying - so don't go jumping to conclusions
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    (Original post by brainzistheword)
    Actually that is extremely judgemental - I do many other things outside of school, often more than my friends and other classmates who do very little studying - so don't go jumping to conclusions
    I agree it is judgemental but that's due to seeing this happening in many kids who think there GCSE's mean something, you are getting close to full marks on mock papers, this sends alarm bells ringing because it means you are putting in more time the even the exam board expect you to, why may I ask?

    Was a small jump but I've seen it happen in many people, they go through GCSE's alienating their friends and such because they are worried about them even though they get pretty much already get full marks on the exams. Why not just sit back and enjoy life for a while now knowing you can easily pass the exams with flying colours?

    If you really feel the need to work I would recommend stop wasting your time on GCSE's as for 10+ hours work on a subject you may go up 1 mark tops as you are getting pretty much all of them already. It's not just about doing things it's about being with friends in stressful time, if you are doing so well offer them some help maybe?
    Moreover as it seems you find the exams easy I would recommend looking over some basic A-level material for next year so in class you can be the top of your game, I wouldn't say this but you are putting in hours of hard work when you don't need to!

    You are still young(ish) sit back a bit, go on a bike ride. Enjoy life while you can as I can't believe you are happy to be revising?

    My next door friend in the same year did the same thing as you and he was playing rugby every weekend and sports but that is still very different from relaxing with real friends. He was doing so much his parents were quite worried he was becoming an complete introvert even with the rugby.

    You have many years of hard work ahead of you so take it easy for now, as once you get to A2 exams then that's worth putting as much time in as you can. Then all the fun again at univeristy!

    Just my 2 cents from a slacker
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    (Original post by HandsomeRakk)
    I agree it is judgemental but that's due to seeing this happening in many kids who think there GCSE's mean something, you are getting close to full marks on mock papers, this sends alarm bells ringing because it means you are putting in more time the even the exam board expect you to, why may I ask?

    Was a small jump but I've seen it happen in many people, they go through GCSE's alienating their friends and such because they are worried about them even though they get pretty much already get full marks on the exams. Why not just sit back and enjoy life for a while now knowing you can easily pass the exams with flying colours?

    If you really feel the need to work I would recommend stop wasting your time on GCSE's as for 10+ hours work on a subject you may go up 1 mark tops as you are getting pretty much all of them already. It's not just about doing things it's about being with friends in stressful time, if you are doing so well offer them some help maybe?
    Moreover as it seems you find the exams easy I would recommend looking over some basic A-level material for next year so in class you can be the top of your game, I wouldn't say this but you are putting in hours of hard work when you don't need to!

    You are still young(ish) sit back a bit, go on a bike ride. Enjoy life while you can as I can't believe you are happy to be revising?

    My next door friend in the same year did the same thing as you and he was playing rugby every weekend and sports but that is still very different from relaxing with real friends. He was doing so much his parents were quite worried he was becoming an complete introvert even with the rugby.

    You have many years of hard work ahead of you so take it easy for now, as once you get to A2 exams then that's worth putting as much time in as you can. Then all the fun again at univeristy!

    Just my 2 cents from a slacker
    What GCSEs did you get ?


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