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Alf123
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Ok so I have got my Economics and Business exams coming up in May/June. I just wanted to know what is they best way of breaking down the contents from a revision book into shorter notes (e.g from the AQA Business Studies by John Wolinski) without having to write down a lot of what is said in the book itself.

I am asking this as I tend to write out most it out again in notes as I feel that most of the information is important. However, I cannot continue to do this as this is really time consuming and I have got quite a bit of revision to do.

So if someone could kindly please give me tips on how to break down the contents and tell me what sort of information I would need to obtain and look for so I then could write it down as notes and what information I should ignore.

Thank you
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I'm in the exact same posititon.

I'm hopeless at writing revision notes like that!
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Hi there! I have some tips, which may be useful to you:

  • AQA textbooks normally have Key Terms (highlights these), Examiners Tips etc boxes on the sides of the pages and they are really useful, so I advise you read them and write them down.
  • Write down sentences, phrases and words in bold and italic as they are generally quite important.
  • Try and pick out key sentences or summarise paragraphs (by leaving out unnecessary words).
  • Only write down what is necessary i.e. what is on your syllabus.
  • Copy important diagrams, examples, illustrations, formulas (highlight these) etc


Hope these tips help you!
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(Original post by JJ22)
Hi there! I have some tips, which may be useful to you:

  • AQA textbooks normally have Key Terms (highlights these), Examiners Tips etc boxes on the sides of the pages and they are really useful, so I advise you read them and write them down.
  • Write down sentences, phrases and words in bold and italic as they are generally quite important.
  • Try and pick out key sentences or summarise paragraphs (by leaving out unnecessary words).
  • Only write down what is necessary i.e. what is on your syllabus.
  • Copy important diagrams, examples, illustrations, formulas (highlight these) etc


Hope these tips help you!
Thanks mate, I would be using your tips and hopefully it works
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