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    Do any of you have any tips for ISAs? :mmm:

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    (Original post by karmacrunch)
    :hi:

    Do any of you have any tips for ISAs? :mmm:

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    Literally just learn the mark scheme. That is all you can do and it is the same every time. You could watch these http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...5mLq8EZCvwvbBb


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    I haven't even started revision yet 😪 I am such a procrastinator


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    Hello,
    My coursework grade was originally a 68 but after moderation got moved down to a 64 and there is nothing I can do to improve since its to late now. My school says that 66/80 for the english language coursework is an A and I have 64 but my teachers say that they use this mark since its asured as AQA is always changing boundaries. I calculated that 64/80 is 80% my question is that would this be an A or B ? I really want it to be an A since I will struggle to get an A for the exam ? So is 64/80 an A or B ?
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    (Original post by ragey002)
    Hello,
    My coursework grade was originally a 68 but after moderation got moved down to a 64 and there is nothing I can do to improve since its to late now. My school says that 66/80 for the english language coursework is an A and I have 64 but my teachers say that they use this mark since its asured as AQA is always changing boundaries. I calculated that 64/80 is 80% my question is that would this be an A or B ? I really want it to be an A since I will struggle to get an A for the exam ? So is 64/80 an A or B ?
    It is a B, 1 mark off an A (I have the same thing)
    But you see even if you did get an A in CA and B in the exam you wouldn't be able to get an A overall cause the exam is 60% of the overall mark, hence even though I got a B in my CA folder I'm aiming for an A* overall cause the exam is my strong point
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    Is that time of the month year 11 when your real revision begins
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    (Original post by karmacrunch)
    :hi:

    Do any of you have any tips for ISAs? :mmm:

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    I hate ISAs. I guess just make sure you know what questions are likely to come up, like context and alternate methods and things.
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    (Original post by roarchika)
    Any Latin GCSE takers here? I genuinely have no idea how to revise my set texts and it's freaking me out!
    I do. OCR?

    When we were learning it, I wrote the english under the latin and then colour coded the matching words.
    For revision, I just go through it, first with the english and pointing at the relevant latin word as I read the english. Then I cover the english after a few times of this and try and do the same thing again.

    Oh and I record myself reading the english so I don't have to check the english underneath as I go (cringey but it works) and another way I do it is listen to the english and just point at the latin words as the recording plays.

    Not sure if this makes sense...
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    Oh and has anyone checked out the study resources on TSR? They've been made available for non-subscribers for the exam season I think!

    I have yet to have a look though - maybe I will right now....
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    24 exams lol i'm going to lose my hair by the end
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    (Original post by turn-to-page394)
    I do. OCR?

    When we were learning it, I wrote the english under the latin and then colour coded the matching words.
    For revision, I just go through it, first with the english and pointing at the relevant latin word as I read the english. Then I cover the english after a few times of this and try and do the same thing again.

    Oh and I record myself reading the english so I don't have to check the english underneath as I go (cringey but it works) and another way I do it is listen to the english and just point at the latin words as the recording plays.
    Yup, OCR! Both of those ideas are amazing (though we just translated it on the right page and had stylistic points on the left page so that one might be trickier for me); I think this Bank Holiday Monday I'm going to sit and record all of the English and then do what you did with the pointing and figuring out key-words in the sentence. Thank you so much!!
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    (Original post by roarchika)
    Yup, OCR! Both of those ideas are amazing (though we just translated it on the right page and had stylistic points on the left page so that one might be trickier for me); I think this Bank Holiday Monday I'm going to sit and record all of the English and then do what you did with the pointing and figuring out key-words in the sentence. Thank you so much!!
    Glad to have helped. Hope it works for you too!

    Which texts are you doing? I'm doing Pliny (Arria, Day in Life, Death) and Virgil (Nisus and E).
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    (Original post by Saarah99)
    24 exams lol i'm going to lose my hair by the end
    Wut?

    How're you doing so many? :zomg:
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    (Original post by Nirgilis)
    Wut?

    How're you doing so many? :zomg:
    My brother has 26 IIRC. It's because of the new rule where they wanted year 11s to sit all their exams in one sitting for it to be accepted. Now my brother is all stressed out but he'll easily do better than I did, he's so damn clever.
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    (Original post by usycool1)
    My brother has 26 IIRC. It's because of the new rule where they wanted year 11s to sit all their exams in one sitting for it to be accepted. Now my brother is all stressed out but he'll easily do better than I did, he's so damn clever.
    I had 29 last year it was annoying

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    (Original post by usycool1)
    My brother has 26 IIRC. It's because of the new rule where they wanted year 11s to sit all their exams in one sitting for it to be accepted. Now my brother is all stressed out but he'll easily do better than I did, he's so damn clever.
    But wut? :zomg:


    I'm sure I had about 10. The only exams I took early were 6x science exams. Add those onto the 10 and you get 16 . Have the courses like French and Geography been split up or something?
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    (Original post by samb1234)
    I had 29 last year it was annoying

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    I bet it was!

    (Original post by Nirgilis)
    But wut? :zomg:


    I'm sure I had about 10. The only exams I took early were 6x science exams. Add those onto the 10 and you get 16 . Have the courses like French and Geography been split up or something?
    I have no idea what's happened, I did like 10 Science/English exams early but still managed to have 16 in the summer so... I remember I had loads of exams at A-Levels though because of doing way more subjects. So all my friends went out to town one nice warm summers day whilst I had to stay in and revise for ages. :emo:
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    (Original post by usycool1)
    I bet it was!



    I have no idea what's happened, I did like 10 Science/English exams early but still managed to have 16 in the summer so... I remember I had loads of exams at A-Levels though because of doing way more subjects. So all my friends went out to town one nice warm summers day whilst I had to stay in and revise for ages. :emo:
    Tbf I did 12 subjects and took nothing early

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    Week 12. We're low on motivation, high on procrastination.
    Trying to get nudes from girls on snapchat instead of revising. Mission summary - so close...

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    (Original post by usycool1)

    I have no idea what's happened, I did like 10 Science/English exams early but still managed to have 16 in the summer so... I remember I had loads of exams at A-Levels though because of doing way more subjects. So all my friends went out to town one nice warm summers day whilst I had to stay in and revise for ages. :emo:
    I refuse to believe I did as many as 24 exams :eyeball:

    Let's break it down:

    Science: 6x early, 3x at the time
    Maths: 2x exams
    English: 4x exams
    French: 3x exams
    Geography: 2x exams
    History: 2x exams
    Statistics: 1x exams
    RE: 1x exams
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    6x early, 18x exams in one sitting
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    24x exams total




    I stand corrected
 
 
 
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