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    (Original post by evebennettx)
    Lists do not motivate me at all! I'll just put a specific topic to revise, so for example I won't just put biology, i'll put Biology Unit 3a
    That's a good thing, because then at least you know what specific thing to do. But it's up to you. I did a timetable for mocks and i hated it and when i didnt stick to it because i felt like crap. Also try not to make your to do lists huuuge, because if you dont complete all tasks you might feel rubbish. You could try increase it day by day if you feel like you're getting some momentum

    just some advice though, do what works for you
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    (Original post by meganbriers)
    ive made a timetable (6 hours a day) but its so so hard to stick to omg and i have no motivation

    im stressing so much atm
    If it's any consolation i am actually sticking to it and I feel like I am getting nowhere! so don't worry
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    Hi Eve,

    I'm Verity and I'm technically a year twelve student. Welcome to TSR by the way. . I took my GCSEs last year and what helped me was to take breaks after doing one thing. What also helped me was to hide distractions and not stress yourself out over everything. Don't think of things as big chunks, think of things as smaller chunks instead. That way you don't get overwhelmed with it all.

    Feel free to quote me or PM me if you would like any more tips, happy to send more your way. :jumphug:
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    (Original post by evebennettx)
    Hi there!

    I'm super new to this whole TSR thing so i just wanted to say hello!

    My name is Eve and I'm 16 in Year 11.

    Anyways, I'm currently on my Easter break and apart from Easter Sunday i have done 5-9 hours a day revision (that 9 hour day KILLED me so I doubt I shall ever do that again)

    i was just wondering how much everyone else is doing, partly to reassure myself and partly out of curiosity!

    I have 1 A* in ICT already and I am predicted 11 A*s this year, but I feel like as soon as I move on to revise another subject it all leaves my brain! GAH!

    But yeah, feel free to have a chat down below so we can get through this together!

    Hope your Easter is going better than mine!
    Hey! Yeah well i think my revision si exactly the same! I seem to love some more subjects than others, revising wise- for example, history, geography and the scineces i love to revise, whilst french (vocab KILL ME NOW) and english (BlOODY LOVE-HATE RELATIONSHIP) and Maths (Just no, might just be the most boring subject ever to revise).... so yeah, i mean i get a solid 6 hours a day, nothing more, i honestly wish we'll be at school rather than study leave, i think in that environment, i'll work better yanno?
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    (Original post by Midnightmemories)
    Hi Eve,

    I'm Verity and I'm technically a year twelve student. Welcome to TSR by the way. . I took my GCSEs last year and what helped me was to take breaks after doing one thing. What also helped me was to hide distractions and not stress yourself out over everything. Don't think of things as big chunks, think of things as smaller chunks instead. That way you don't get overwhelmed with it all.

    Feel free to quote me or PM me if you would like any more tips, happy to send more your way. :jumphug:
    thank you!
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    (Original post by evebennettx)
    If it's any consolation i am actually sticking to it and I feel like I am getting nowhere! so don't worry
    your gonna smash it eve so dont worry !!! you're such a little smartie
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    (Original post by evebennettx)
    thank you!
    You're welcome! Don't worry about it, you're going to smash these exams because you seem like a smart person asking for help this early on. Earlier you ask for help the earlier things can be started with and the more help you can get. I learnt that the hard way!
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    Btw guys, asking anyone, how do people reivse english literature? Mainly plays, like romeo and juliet? I'm struggling to revise it, as it's on my exam, not just coursework? I know people recommend mind maps, however, is characters and themes all you need to know? Please any help i'll be so grateful i'm stressing!

    Thankyou in advance
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    (Original post by Midnightmemories)
    You're welcome! Don't worry about it, you're going to smash these exams because you seem like a smart person asking for help this early on. Earlier you ask for help the earlier things can be started with and the more help you can get. I learnt that the hard way!

    Thank you! To be honest I'm actually so panicked about it all... especially for English literature and History....
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    (Original post by nm1276)
    Btw guys, asking anyone, how do people reivse english literature? Mainly plays, like romeo and juliet? I'm struggling to revise it, as it's on my exam, not just coursework? I know people recommend mind maps, however, is characters and themes all you need to know? Please any help i'll be so grateful i'm stressing!

    Thankyou in advance
    Same! i got full marks in my controlled assessments because I love english when you have time to structure your argument, but in 45 minutes i seriously panic!!
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    (Original post by evebennettx)
    Thank you! To be honest I'm actually so panicked about it all... especially for English literature and History....
    Try not to panic about them all. I did that. In the exam hall try and pretend it's like a mock exam, it won't seem as scary then. If it makes you feel better I failed English and maths and I'm on my second go at both! You don't have to get a*'s in everything to be able to progress. As long as you get what they say are the minimum. Because once this is out the way hardly anyone asks about GCSEs!
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    first of all, I'd like to say that I really enjoy your videos! they're very well filmed and edited :-)

    I'm a year 12 student revising for my as levels at the moment so this is the second consecutive easter holiday I'm spending doing revision! I remember last year for my GCSEs I never made a timetable, and to be honest I didn't revise as early and as much as I wanted to. I had so many exams to revise for that for some the only revision I did was reading the textbook the night before. however, I did end up with all As and A*s, but it wasn't fun at all and it was a very stressful experience.

    my advice would be use a timetable, a daily list, whatever is going to keep you on track. don't compare what you're doing to others, just work at your own pace, as long as you're going to be feeling confident by the time exams come around. but at the same time, while it's great to have a schedule, don't beat yourself up if you don't stick to it - remember self-care!! if you're feeling a little down or tired don't push yourself - take a break, drink some water. it'll be the best thing to do in the long run. another important thing is to make sure that you're only revising what you'll really need. take a look at the specifications for each of your subjects by going on the exam board website - then you can print them out and use them as a checklist!!

    if you'd like any more specific help, just let me know! particularly with english, that's my specialist subject :-)
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    (Original post by shilshark)
    Wait...is this the youtuber eve bennett???
    (Original post by evebennettx)
    ... yeah haha! Youtubers have gotta revise too!
    (Original post by ihatePE)
    oh no way, i just youtubed your channel, didnt know youtubers would use tsr lol
    (Original post by ashleymacleod)
    I always wondered if you went on TSR haha

    I'm currently doing 6 hours a day, this is for Scottish Highers though and I'm doing 4 subjects so it's a little bit different. I think it's important to still have free time and that motivates me as I'm revising throughout the day or I just get so stressed which makes everything worse.

    During exam leave I usually do more as I can get up earlier as I find it difficult to revise past 6pm for some reason
    lol as if. Who says it's not just some random person? Anyway soz but ≈100k aint even worth a rep.

    Btw, i know you have bad predictions but don't let that put you off trying hard. I was only predicted 10A*s but i worked hard and got better. You can do it if u try (word of encouragement, not being serious coz you'll probably end up failing in life and sucking bellybuttons for money. if that actually does happen then hit me up i might be into that )
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    Hey girl welcome, I watch your videos

    I'm doing around 7 hours I'd say are 'solid' revision. I work from 10am - 9pm but it's slightly exhausting and my brain gets frazzled from all the information but because I have a job on the side & they want me to work extra shifts these holidays I panic that this is my prime time of revision because I think it'll all be more stressful when we go back, it's more relaxed revision atm because there's no teachers yapping down our necks
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    Hah! You people... revising... pshh!

    It's not like I'm pretending I don't care that I'm procrastinating but actually worrying like hell and crying on the inside...

    Seriously though I'm pretty damn scared. I say "pretty"; I'm terrified, considering that I'm just not revising much.
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    (Original post by lovegoodjpg)
    first of all, I'd like to say that I really enjoy your videos! they're very well filmed and edited :-)

    I'm a year 12 student revising for my as levels at the moment so this is the second consecutive easter holiday I'm spending doing revision! I remember last year for my GCSEs I never made a timetable, and to be honest I didn't revise as early and as much as I wanted to. I had so many exams to revise for that for some the only revision I did was reading the textbook the night before. however, I did end up with all As and A*s, but it wasn't fun at all and it was a very stressful experience.

    my advice would be use a timetable, a daily list, whatever is going to keep you on track. don't compare what you're doing to others, just work at your own pace, as long as you're going to be feeling confident by the time exams come around. but at the same time, while it's great to have a schedule, don't beat yourself up if you don't stick to it - remember self-care!! if you're feeling a little down or tired don't push yourself - take a break, drink some water. it'll be the best thing to do in the long run. another important thing is to make sure that you're only revising what you'll really need. take a look at the specifications for each of your subjects by going on the exam board website - then you can print them out and use them as a checklist!!

    if you'd like any more specific help, just let me know! particularly with english, that's my specialist subject :-)

    Thanks so much! I need to do all the work i can for english as I'm predicted an A* and I want to do it for A-Level but I'm so hit and miss with it!
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    (Original post by Squishy•)
    lol as if. Who says it's not just some random person? Anyway soz but ≈100k aint even worth a rep.

    Btw, i know you have bad predictions but don't let that put you off trying hard. I was only predicted 10A*s but i worked hard and got better. You can do it if u try (word of encouragement, not being serious coz you'll probably end up failing in life and sucking bellybuttons for money. if that actually does happen then hit me up i might be into that )
    It is actually me, I didn't expect anyone to know who I was tbh lol, and I'm just not gonna respond to the second part of that haha
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    (Original post by caitlinford3)
    Hey girl welcome, I watch your videos

    I'm doing around 7 hours I'd say are 'solid' revision. I work from 10am - 9pm but it's slightly exhausting and my brain gets frazzled from all the information but because I have a job on the side & they want me to work extra shifts these holidays I panic that this is my prime time of revision because I think it'll all be more stressful when we go back, it's more relaxed revision atm because there's no teachers yapping down our necks
    Yeah right now I'm doing fairly laid back revision, but next week I'm gonna start pushing and when I go back to school it's gonna be past paper central haha!
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    (Original post by Squishy•)
    lol as if. Who says it's not just some random person? Anyway soz but ≈100k aint even worth a rep.

    Btw, i know you have bad predictions but don't let that put you off trying hard. I was only predicted 10A*s but i worked hard and got better. You can do it if u try (word of encouragement, not being serious coz you'll probably end up failing in life and sucking bellybuttons for money. if that actually does happen then hit me up i might be into that )
    Her videos are great actually, and it's definitely the YouTuber - she posted on snapchat about being found out on TSR very quickly.
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    (Original post by evebennettx)
    It is actually me, I didn't expect anyone to know who I was tbh lol, and I'm just not gonna respond to the second part of that haha
    oh well i wouldn't know who you are anyway as i don't wear makeup lol.
    What do you want to do after GCSEs? Like A-levels and Uni
 
 
 
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