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    Yes if you set out a plan for what you are going to do each day. I properly started revising last year for my AS's about this time and I had been skiing the week prior. I had Chemistry, Biology and Physics to revise for and managed to get A,A,A and 100% in Biology with 3 weeks revision. Note however I worked damn hard in those last 3 weeks to go from C's/D's in past papers to A's.

    Get going now! - 20 days of hard work and revision is a little price to pay for good grades. Remind yourself how much you can slack off once your exams are over!
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    (Original post by hiyarearl)
    Yes if you set out a plan for what you are going to do each day. I properly started revising last year for my AS's about this time and I had been skiing the week prior. I had Chemistry, Biology and Physics to revise for and managed to get A,A,A and 100% in Biology with 3 weeks revision. Note however I worked damn hard in those last 3 weeks to go from C's/D's in past papers to A's.

    Get going now! - 20 days of hard work and revision is a little price to pay for good grades. Remind yourself how much you can slack off once your exams are over!
    please could you tell us how you revised in 3 weeks - how much topics u covered every day- what time u would start revising and what time u wud finish?
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    please could you tell us how you revised in 3 weeks - how much topics u covered every day- what time u would start revising and what time u wud finish?
    Varies from person to person however for me as a person I spent as long as it took to learn each topic I had planned for the day. That meant some days 4 hours was enough and others 6-7 was needed. In the last 2 weeks I spent most of each day where I could revising - it became my main focus.

    I covered 1 topic a day in the first week with a view to have covered at least to some extent almost all the topics for each subject. In the second week I revised those things I had not either got around to doing or had found hard the first time and did lots of past questions and papers and general revision on the topics/subjects I found hard. The first 2 weeks time was split evenly between the subjects but in the last week I focused on the exams that I was most worried about but made sure I kept practicing recalling information from each chapter to keep things ticking over so I didn't forget topics.

    Obviously there was a bit more variety than that but that was the general plan. It's about figuring out what you need to do and doing it.
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    Yes you can, but you have to work your butt offff!!! I have exactly the same exams as you, excluding psychology. And i hope to get BB hopefully!!! Just make sure you cover all the things you find hard first, then do lots of examination style questions and past papers..i find the questions at the end of each chapter of the aqa books really good practice!!! I started my revision recently, and honestly i TOTALLY failed my mocks i got U's and E's in all my biology and chemistry...exactly same reason as you..i never revised. But you can do it, just dedicate yourself to your books these next few weeks and you will be fine, Good luck.
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    I do not think 2 hours a day on each topic/subject is enough, I mean for someone who doesn't really understand the concepts and wants to do well. Maybe adding an extra hour can make a huge difference.
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    (Original post by hiyarearl)
    Varies from person to person however for me as a person I spent as long as it took to learn each topic I had planned for the day. That meant some days 4 hours was enough and others 6-7 was needed. In the last 2 weeks I spent most of each day where I could revising - it became my main focus.

    I covered 1 topic a day in the first week with a view to have covered at least to some extent almost all the topics for each subject. In the second week I revised those things I had not either got around to doing or had found hard the first time and did lots of past questions and papers and general revision on the topics/subjects I found hard. The first 2 weeks time was split evenly between the subjects but in the last week I focused on the exams that I was most worried about but made sure I kept practicing recalling information from each chapter to keep things ticking over so I didn't forget topics.

    Obviously there was a bit more variety than that but that was the general plan. It's about figuring out what you need to do and doing it.
    thank you very much
 
 
 
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