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    hey
    Ok I might sound really stupid but physics is literally killing me !
    I’m giving phy1 in Jan and I find it really difficult
    I did IGCSE O-level so I’m not really used to the Edexcel way of questioning
    I mean I’m reading books and trying my best but when it comes to tests I’m just so bad I’ve done all the material and mechanics past papers but I’m still very scared. i understand the theory part of it and I’m completely clear with it but when it comes to the questions i get really confused!
    I have to get an A. I don’t really have a choice : (

    I really need some advice on how i should study
    Also where can i get extra questions for practice
    Any help anyone can give will be very much appreciated
    Reply soon : )
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    Think yourself lucky for not doing OCR.
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    Oh physics.. Yet very interesting, it can be a tough subject when pissed off
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    If you haven't tried this yet, find some mark schemes and compare your answers with what they're asking for. It can be tricky to get exactly what they want, but with practice you should be able to spot it more easily. I know quite a few people who had the same problem when starting A Level, so you're not alone.

    (Original post by Oh my Ms. Coffey)
    Think yourself lucky for not doing OCR.
    Really? I do OCR Physics A, and it's not too bad. I thought OCR was meant to be kind of average in terms of difficulty.
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    (Original post by Captain Hob)
    If you haven't tried this yet, find some mark schemes and compare your answers with what they're asking for. It can be tricky to get exactly what they want, but with practice you should be able to spot it more easily. I know quite a few people who had the same problem when starting A Level, so you're not alone.



    Really? I do OCR Physics A, and it's not too bad. I thought OCR was meant to be kind of average in terms of difficulty.
    Its horrible, the course books terrible too!
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    (Original post by Oh my Ms. Coffey)
    Its horrible, the course books terrible too!
    Right enough, the amount of times I've looked at the back of the book for answers to questions and found that they've given the wrong answer...
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    (Original post by Captain Hob)
    Right enough, the amount of times I've looked at the back of the book for answers to questions and found that they've given the wrong answer...
    It rounds way too much, and doesnt tell you how to get to the answer (assuming it even gives one!)
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    (Original post by Oh my Ms. Coffey)
    Think yourself lucky for not doing OCR.
    i heard a-level was the toughest
    oh well best of luck : D
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    (Original post by Oh my Ms. Coffey)
    Think yourself lucky for not doing OCR.
    try WJEC
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    (Original post by hazbaz)
    try WJEC
    http://www.wjec.co.uk/uploads/papers/w10-1324-01.pdf

    Thats ****ing easy, our spread questions in the book are way harder then these.


    http://www.ocr.org.uk/download/pp_10...n_gce_g484.pdf

    Is OCR A Paper same topics as you.
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    (Original post by Oh my Ms. Coffey)
    http://www.wjec.co.uk/uploads/papers/w10-1324-01.pdf

    Thats ****ing easy, our spread questions in the book are way harder then these.


    http://www.ocr.org.uk/download/pp_10...n_gce_g484.pdf

    Is OCR A Paper same topics as you.
    We got told that WJEC is the hardest exam board and eton etc do it so yh i dunn though that paper did seem easy
    looking at the OCr paper it is even easier nothing on that seems hard
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    (Original post by Oh my Ms. Coffey)
    Its horrible, the course books terrible too!
    You do OCR-B, right?

    if so, I can empathise
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    (Original post by hazbaz)
    We got told that WJEC is the hardest exam board and eton etc do it so yh i dunn though that paper did seem easy
    looking at the OCr paper it is even easier nothing on that seems hard
    You need to know so much around the subject of physics, thats how OCR tests you. Some of the questions in the book my teachers have problems explaining/doing.
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    (Original post by Oh my Ms. Coffey)
    You need to know so much around the subject of physics, thats how OCR tests you. Some of the questions in the book my teachers have problems explaining/doing.
    Fair enough, like what?
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    What most people seem to do is cut and paste every question onto TSR and wait for stonebridge to show you how to do it.
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    (Original post by py0alb)
    What most people seem to do is cut and paste every question onto TSR and wait for stonebridge to show you how to do it.
    This is so true
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    Yeah, radioactivity does that to you!
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    remember this was about me needing help with my as-level boards exams -_-
    not OCR!!!! -.-
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    Do you not do calculus methods at A Level?
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    I don't know about you guys, but AQA is pretty tough.
 
 
 
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