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When & how many hours do you study after school?(Plz post if aiming for AAAA-AS level watch

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    I did none and got AAAA because I'm the bomb. The amount of study needed depends on the person, people aren't equal.
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    Not as much as I should be doing:rolleyes:
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    I got 5 As in Maths, Further maths, Physics, Biology and chemistry at AS, doing, typically, no hours a week outside school. Homework record was patchy.
    Not recommended- I got 81% in my chemistry and 80.6% in my further maths (80% for an A), so I was lucky.
    Another Friend could easily have done the same but worked her arse off anyway and got almost full marks- she now has the comfort of a nice cushion so that she would have to do abysmally at A2 (low Cs) for her grades to fall to Bs.
    Everyone's different- go with the flow.
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    About 4-6 hours minimum, and if i'm pushing it, 7-8. I'm not that clever as other people, meaning I don't click as quickly as other pople so I need the time...heh.
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    I just did the homework.. I didn't make extra work for myself, and I certainly didn't work everyday, more like 2 hours of rushed work at half 10 on a Sunday night.

    I revised like a madwoman when push came to shove at exam time though.
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    Don't really do much studying, sometimes an hour or two in school on HWK or stuff I don't understand. Usually like a month before exams I start revising 3 or 4 hours a day, but thats it.
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    Erm I didn't do that much out of school. Maybe 1 hour a day, MAX (abosolute maximum, more like 10 mins on average :p:). But I did work in my free periods.
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    WTF is everyone saying 1 hour? It takes me 1 hour to get through half a chapter of a book.
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    :zomg: Omg I'm dreading AS and A levels :eek: I only just about manage homework - I get so distracted. It's easy at GCSE because it's basically memorizing stuff which I find pretty easy and I get my A*s but next year oh.my.gosh I'm screwed :facepalm: Going to have to up the work haha :laugh:
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    Haha I didn't (apart from homework) until May (I didn't have Jan exams) because of my incredible cramming abilities. I got 4 As. I only studied for maybe a couple of hours a night at most?
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    i just do homework sometimes i dont even do the homework, il just quickly do it in lesson. i have a crap long term memory so anything i learn i will probably forget till the exam so i just go through it all a few days before exam. but i make sure i understand everything in lessons
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    Pretty much zero until the month of the exams and i got all A's
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    Not even the homework
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    For physics and maths you can get away with doing nothing until the day before the exam. Chemistry I have discovered, needs work because of all the stupid mechanisms they want you to memorise.
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    Spend around 2 hours going over maths each week, that should be enough unless you find it really hard, when it comes to exams spend about an hour each night for a couple of weeks before the exam
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    I did not a lot, as in I'd do homework in registration before the teacher turned up to the lesson. I got AABC but should have been AAAA. I only got the AA cause I'm doing further maths and we did all the easier modules last year. Do not do this, I regret it now as I'm doing loads of retakes.....although this is a brilliant excuse for doing no work in other subjects, I keep saying I have loads of revision and don't have time to do it . But yeah, work hard in year 12. I'd say do about 6 hours a week till around exam time, then up it to 2-3 hours a day.
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    op i did the same subjects as you and carrying on with the same subjects. i never did any hw or rev during the year but for each subject a week before the exam i do about 8-10hrs a day..it could be just because i remember things done at the last minute.
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    (Original post by plastercaster)
    I got 5 As in Maths, Further maths, Physics, Biology and chemistry at AS, doing, typically, no hours a week outside school. Homework record was patchy.
    Not recommended- I got 81% in my chemistry and 80.6% in my further maths (80% for an A), so I was lucky.
    Another Friend could easily have done the same but worked her arse off anyway and got almost full marks- she now has the comfort of a nice cushion so that she would have to do abysmally at A2 (low Cs) for her grades to fall to Bs.
    Everyone's different- go with the flow.
    I wouldn't say a 'C' grade is abysmal lol. :p:
    'D' is considered a 'pass' (although some say an E...), but I guess it varies student to student and what they want to do.
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    True, but for someone of her intelligence and work ethic to get a low C would have been incredibly surprising. Only a fairly major illness could account from going to ~295 UMS to ~185.
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    (Original post by plastercaster)
    True, but for someone of her intelligence and work ethic to get a low C would have been incredibly surprising. Only a fairly major illness could account from going to ~295 UMS to ~185.
    True, it really is each to their own and varies on what proffession they want to go into.
 
 
 
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