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    I didn't revise for my Maths AS at all and got 97%, in fact I didn't revise for any of my AS levels and I got 90%+ in 3 of them, never been a fan of revision :P
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    (Original post by Sparticus515)
    I didn't revise for my Maths AS at all and got 97%, in fact I didn't revise for any of my AS levels and I got 90%+ in 3 of them, never been a fan of revision :P
    So all you did was attend class?
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    I didn't revise for my A-levels and ended up with an A*, A, B, B and a C.

    It was lucky.
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    (Original post by Aivicore)
    I didn't revise for my A-levels and ended up with an A*, A, B, B and a C.

    It was lucky.
    What A-Levels did you do?
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    (Original post by Top Queen)
    So all you did was attend class?
    Pretty much, and do homeworks of course. I feel as if with maths and sciences if you can understand d a few of the underlying concepts you can answer almost any question. I only got 82% in chemistry though because I can never do the simple memory questions!
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    (Original post by Top Queen)
    What A-Levels did you do?
    German, English, Biology, Environmental Studies and General Studies. Grades in that order.
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    I started studying at 7pm the night before my Higher modern studies exam and got an A. OK, modern studies isn't exactly rocket science, but I was still pleased with myself.
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    (Original post by Top Queen)
    Ahah such as?
    Well done!!!
    Thank you.

    The one where you try and organise your notes in a way where you imagine yourself in a house and every object in the house represents a section or keyword within your notes. So for example you picture yourself a in a living room, and the sofa represents paternalism etc.
    I made raps, which actually helped but then I accidentally deleted them. I made dance routines no lie.. different movements signified important key thinkers.

    I memorised my notes with mostly Mnemonics, I've found that I can retain large amounts of information when the Mnemonic is very silly and outrageous lol
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    (Original post by Changing Skies)
    Started properly revising the day before for AS level History and English Literature. Got As.

    I did the same for Biology but got a B, so now I'm having to resit a unit

    Not cramming quite as badly this year.

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    (Original post by Aivicore)
    German, English, Biology, Environmental Studies and General Studies. Grades in that order.
    Biology :eek: how did you get such a good grade without revision
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    (Original post by alis-volatpropriis)
    Thank you.

    The one where you try and organise your notes in a way where you imagine yourself in a house and every object in the house represents a section or keyword within your notes. So for example you picture yourself a in a living room, and the sofa represents paternalism etc.
    I made raps, which actually helped but then I accidentally deleted them. I made dance routines no lie.. different movements signified important key thinkers.

    I memorised my notes with mostly Mnemonics, I've found that I can retain large amounts of information when the Mnemonic is very silly and outrageous lol
    Wooow! That's a great technique, nothing works for me though, I'm a tough cookie, but it must be really effective for you, you did really well!
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    (Original post by Top Queen)
    Biology :eek: how did you get such a good grade without revision
    Uhhm I think I just learnt it pretty well as we went along. At the end of each module I wrote a song summarising the information in it. Throughout my exams I pretty much just sang those in my head and had all the answers/concepts down...
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    (Original post by Top Queen)
    Wooow! That's a great technique, nothing works for me though, I'm a tough cookie, but it must be really effective for you, you did really well!
    I was once like that, you just have to try different types of revision techniques and tweak them to your liking. There are dozens of revision techniques out there, give it a shot and see how your grades improve
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    Last year I crammed for pretty much all of my GCSE exams (Except for Spanish which I really didn't care about), and got pretty good results. I felt that if I started revising for some subjects better/worked more I could've got the results I actually wanted, but I was fairly happy with what I got.
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    (Original post by Aivicore)
    Uhhm I think I just learnt it pretty well as we went along. At the end of each module I wrote a song summarising the information in it. Throughout my exams I pretty much just sang those in my head and had all the answers/concepts down...
    Incredible! I'm not much of a musician myself!


    (Original post by alis-volatpropriis)
    I was once like that, you just have to try different types of revision techniques and tweak them to your liking. There are dozens of revision techniques out there, give it a shot and see how your grades improve
    Thanks for your advice, I appreciate it
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    (Original post by alis-volatpropriis)
    Thank you.

    The one where you try and organise your notes in a way where you imagine yourself in a house and every object in the house represents a section or keyword within your notes. So for example you picture yourself a in a living room, and the sofa represents paternalism etc.
    I made raps, which actually helped but then I accidentally deleted them. I made dance routines no lie.. different movements signified important key thinkers.

    I memorised my notes with mostly Mnemonics, I've found that I can retain large amounts of information when the Mnemonic is very silly and outrageous lol
    The Sherlock way :holmes:
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    I was in hospital for all of Year 11, then got out about a week before IGCSEs. (Disclaimer: I only did 3 subjects.)

    Revised French for a day, Maths for two days, and didn't revise English at all. Got A*s in all of them. 95% in English :bban:
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    (Original post by Катя)
    I was in hospital for all of Year 11, then got out about a week before IGCSEs. (Disclaimer: I only did 3 subjects.)

    Revised French for a day, Maths for two days, and didn't revise English at all. Got A*s in all of them. 95% in English :bban:
    Well done!!!!! That's really good!
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    Crammed for History and got an A- don't cram for Maths or Science because that's just silly! :cool:
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    I spent <24 hours revising for each of my GCSEs, still got mostly A*s and As with the odd Bs, but I attribute those to fate punishing me for my laxity.
 
 
 
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