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    (Original post by StudentHLe)
    Aw congrats!


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    Thanks if I can do it, you can most definitely do it!
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    From my experience, it seems as if the more revision I do, the worst I perform in exams. In January I had one maths exam, one further maths and one physics. I revised 2 hours the night before my further maths exam and I dropped 3 raw marks out of 75 on the paper, whereas I spent a good few weeks working hard for my physics exam and got a B (admittedly my teacher said they'd marked it wrong, they missed off 4 marks which was a grade) but it was still not a patch on my further maths, or my maths, which I did much less revision for. So I think it's best to do little bits and work purely on the stuff you don't understand. Most people I know that have revised months ahead of the exams actually underperform in the real exams, so just relax and don't get worried. Study leave gives you plenty of time to revise, just make sure you fully understand the bits you really don't get, and revise the rest of it a couple of days before your exams. Good luck!
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    Thanks if I can do it, you can most definitely do it!
    Aw thank you !


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    From my experience, it seems as if the more revision I do, the worst I perform in exams. In January I had one maths exam, one further maths and one physics. I revised 2 hours the night before my further maths exam and I dropped 3 raw marks out of 75 on the paper, whereas I spent a good few weeks working hard for my physics exam and got a B (admittedly my teacher said they'd marked it wrong, they missed off 4 marks which was a grade) but it was still not a patch on my further maths, or my maths, which I did much less revision for. So I think it's best to do little bits and work purely on the stuff you don't understand. Most people I know that have revised months ahead of the exams actually underperform in the real exams, so just relax and don't get worried. Study leave gives you plenty of time to revise, just make sure you fully understand the bits you really don't get, and revise the rest of it a couple of days before your exams. Good luck!
    Thank god!! Because I need time to do past papers and to go over things I struggle with
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    (Original post by iLoveMyCatsx)
    Hi I am new to this - literally just signed up now - and I am FREAKING. OUT.

    I didn't do well AT ALL in my January module for biology (the only module I did) - I got a D, I was Devastated (lol) and now that I have found out I have 8 exams in the summer (2 chem, 2 bio, 2 psychol, 2 class civ) I AM FREAKING OUT

    So I only just started revision today, I got home at 3:15 since I had a free last and I went straight away (well 15 mins after I got home) onto my laptop made notes on 2 topics on microsoft word using my text book and on-line websites and I stopped doing this around 40 mins ago, so I think that's 6 and a bit hours (I think)
    - The topics were DNA, meiosis, mitosis, cell cycle ummm and genetic variation....jeeeeez 6 hours sounds like I am some tortoise when it comes to revision omg lol (also I wrote down past exam questions and their answers in a book from each past paper there have ever been (I swear one whole hour must have been me looking through the past papers to find the relevant questions)

    Do you think if I keep at it like this for the rest of the week and then do like 10 hours everyday during easter that I will be able to get on top of things and WONT FAIL?

    I swear I must have had some adrenalin rush because when I was revising January exams, I couldn't even manage 3 hours without it getting tedious and as if it's a chore...

    I am freeaking out to the point that I cannot even sleep at night...HELP:confused::confused::confused::eek4::eek4::eek4::afraid::afraid::afraid::afraid:
    can you mail me your notes pls on the past exam qs
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    (Original post by iLoveMyCatsx)
    Thank god!! Because I need time to do past papers and to go over things I struggle with
    You'll have plenty of time. The best thing to do is to try not to freak out
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    (Original post by iLoveMyCatsx)
    Yeah I do AQA! omg the art and architecture module is my first exam and the hardest >.< how are we meant to remember the dates of all those temples and statues!!!! The odyssey module is way better for me, since I did it in GCSE too how are you feeling for class civ?


    Im feeling okish for the Cicero module but im preparing for the worst for the architecture one ha ha xD i just hope they pick really obvious buildings for the exams!!
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    I'm totally freaking out too, I decided to slack off in January and do no revision, now I'm sitting 9 exams in summer, 4 of which are re sits from January. I'm trying to do about 5 hours revision a day, but I also work 16 hours a week, I think I'm going to run out of time!


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