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    So after failing my January A2 exams i was wondering what advice people would give for revision, the most effective methods & resources?

    I especially need help with chemistry but this thread is open for everyone to share ideas and such!

    thanks!
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    Chemistry, being my worst A-level subject and having gotten a B overall, I don't think I have found effective methods to revise yet, but I will share with you my resources.

    www.chemguide.co.uk is no doubt the BEST. srsly if you have read everything there, there shouldn't be a reason for failing

    http://www.knockhardy.org.uk/sci.htm is awesome too. They are all in PDF format, so just print it out and read - one of the best I've seen.

    And there are over many hundreds more resources available on the net, some are made by students and some are from their teachers. Have a look at this forum: www.studentforums.biz

    I wish you happy revision.
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    Past papers. Past papers. Past papers.

    I struggled throughout my A Levels (getting D's when i should have been getting A's), and it came to just before my final A2 exams, and I did every single past paper i could find about 5 times each. It's stupid how many similar questions pop up. And yeah, my Chemistry grade went from a low D to a high B with retakes (i did 5 papers out of 6 in the final exam session, because of how badly i'd been doing!). It's quite boring, but it works. I even kept a record of how i was doing in all the papers after i marked them, that's a good idea too because it shows you're getting somewhere.

    I really believe it in, give it a go. And also, i really sympahise with you, because Chemistry is stupidly hard :hugs: Good luck with it all!
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    past papers and CGP book, learn it inside out, use the official book as well because they have questions in there about it as well.
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    (Original post by Dhanoo)
    Chemistry, being my worst A-level subject and having gotten a B overall, I don't think I have found effective methods to revise yet, but I will share with you my resources.

    www.chemguide.co.uk is no doubt the BEST. srsly if you have read everything there, there shouldn't be a reason for failing

    http://www.knockhardy.org.uk/sci.htm is awesome too. They are all in PDF format, so just print it out and read - one of the best I've seen.

    And there are over many hundreds more resources available on the net, some are made by students and some are from their teachers. Have a look at this forum: www.studentforums.biz

    I wish you happy revision.

    (Original post by becky.fm)
    Past papers. Past papers. Past papers.

    I struggled throughout my A Levels (getting D's when i should have been getting A's), and it came to just before my final A2 exams, and I did every single past paper i could find about 5 times each. It's stupid how many similar questions pop up. And yeah, my Chemistry grade went from a low D to a high B with retakes (i did 5 papers out of 6 in the final exam session, because of how badly i'd been doing!). It's quite boring, but it works. I even kept a record of how i was doing in all the papers after i marked them, that's a good idea too because it shows you're getting somewhere.

    I really believe it in, give it a go. And also, i really sympahise with you, because Chemistry is stupidly hard :hugs: Good luck with it all!

    thank you! Chem is really getting me down, I completely failed in January and revised so much, and f325 at the moment is .. well... haha
    but thanks for the advice !
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    i was gonna say chemguide as well
    im doing my AS chem and chemguide.co.uk is really great and ofc past papers is a MUST
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    (Original post by Dhanoo)
    Chemistry, being my worst A-level subject and having gotten a B overall, I don't think I have found effective methods to revise yet, but I will share with you my resources.

    www.chemguide.co.uk is no doubt the BEST. srsly if you have read everything there, there shouldn't be a reason for failing

    http://www.knockhardy.org.uk/sci.htm is awesome too. They are all in PDF format, so just print it out and read - one of the best I've seen.

    And there are over many hundreds more resources available on the net, some are made by students and some are from their teachers. Have a look at this forum: www.studentforums.biz

    I wish you happy revision.
    LMFAO- most of my chem h/w is from this site
    thanks a bunch loooool
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    what i do is from my notes i take in class (mainly awful to read paragraphs of crap where i have just basically copied from the board or teachers words)....

    i will then redraft making notes of the key terms and points i need... just filtering out my work really!

    i then will try to do it again so what was a file full of chemistry work is now a few pages of useful info that I can look at and see what i do and dont know and need to read up on

    copying up your final shortened notes into a handbook may help for when your on the move you can just flick through it....
 
 
 
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