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    (Original post by LaughingGas)
    They're very good for biology, I have one, my friend also has it. I didn't use it entirely for Jan modules and I regret that lol. My friend only used the CGP book and he achieved a high A, he never used the text book(OCR Heinemann). I got a B with the OCR Heinemann. A lot of people say, "it's not detailed enough", but it clearly is because they cut out all the details you don't need for the exam (they get straight to the point) and what they write tends to be the answer in the mark scheme. I would highly recommend it mainly because it can get you an A, and it's only 105 pages to learn (F211 and F212 combined)!

    It's best to combine it with past papers though, that works.
    Right I am going to get that for sure then!

    Thanks for you input The text book is really bad at explaining things
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    How is everyone revising for chemistry? I'm doing the OCR course.


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    (Original post by upthegunners)
    Right I am going to get that for sure then!

    Thanks for you input The text book is really bad at explaining things
    Yeah, all I'm going to use is the CGP book from now on, supported by past papers.
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    Hey guys, ive been finding these youtube videos helpful for revision a channel with the name BiologyBytes1 covers most of the chapters.
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    (Original post by Boy_wonder_95)
    OMG you're so lucky! I wish I could be in a similar position , wanna swap?
    Haha, I quite like my exam timetable It's a bummer though that they are all within 8 days.
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    12-15 hours a day

    I have 10 exams though
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    I'm kinda worried after seeing how much revision everyone has done! XD I did all of my homework last week and was planning to do revision this week but I can't think of where to start. Last year I did a total of about 10 hours of revision across 5 AS subjects and somehow got 5 As, but I have a feeling I won't be as lucky this time :/
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    On average, about 15 minutes a day which is disgusting considering I have 8 A2 exams to revise for

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    (Original post by ItsImran)
    How is everyone revising for chemistry? I'm doing the OCR course.


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    OCR A or B?
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    I should probably start soon...
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    (Original post by upthegunners)
    Right I am going to get that for sure then!

    Thanks for you input The text book is really bad at explaining things
    I also checked the specification against the CGP book, all of it is in the CGP book, in the same order as the specification lol
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    (Original post by LaughingGas)
    I also checked the specification against the CGP book, all of it is in the CGP book, in the same order as the specification lol
    That's awesome because I just ordered it tonight there Thanks for advising me to get it! I have the chemistry one already and its great so I am sure the biology one will be just as good!


    sooo..how was your day of hard to the core revision? :lol:

    is this the one I should be ordering? http://www.amazon.co.uk/AS-Level-Bio.../dp/1841469572
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    4-5 hours a day, will change when go back to college though . I'll probably be doing 2-3 a day after college, not including studying while in college.
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    (Original post by upthegunners)
    That's awesome because I just ordered it tonight there Thanks for advising me to get it! I have the chemistry one already and its great so I am sure the biology one will be just as good!


    sooo..how was your day of hard to the core revision? :lol:

    is this the one I should be ordering? http://www.amazon.co.uk/AS-Level-Bio.../dp/1841469572
    Yeah it's a good book, my day was okay, did 4 hours, but it was slow work haha, this should be the one to get: http://www.amazon.co.uk/AS-Level-Bio...dp_ob_title_bk

    I'm not sure about the one you ordered though, I read the spec of your one, says it was published in 2004?

    On the link I sent you, click "look inside" to look at the contents and its all the spec, right there
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    (Original post by LaughingGas)
    Yeah it's a good book, my day was okay, did 4 hours, but it was slow work haha, this should be the one to get: http://www.amazon.co.uk/AS-Level-Bio...dp_ob_title_bk

    I'm not sure about the one you ordered though, I read the spec of your one, says it was published in 2004?

    On the link I sent you, click "look inside" to look at the contents and its all the spec, right there
    Just cancelled it and got the one you linked me too thanks just hoped they havent dispatched the first one :lol:

    I did about 3 hours tonight..it's so hard on a school night Did not get home until late as well Did an F211 paper, an M1 paper and a Chemistry paper. I still don't feel that is enough though
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    (Original post by upthegunners)
    Just cancelled it and got the one you linked me too thanks just hoped they havent dispatched the first one :lol:

    I did about 3 hours tonight..it's so hard on a school night Did not get home until late as well Did an F211 paper, an M1 paper and a Chemistry paper. I still don't feel that is enough though
    Don't overload yourself on school nights bud, I will probably go back doing 2 hours, as I will be doing work at school as well. 3 papers is a lot haha, more than I have done on a school night. What did you get for F211 btw? Mine is being remarked as we speak...
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    (Original post by LaughingGas)
    Don't overload yourself on school nights bud, I will probably go back doing 2 hours, as I will be doing work at school as well. 3 papers is a lot haha, more than I have done on a school night. What did you get for F211 btw? Mine is being remarked as we speak...
    First time doing it :confused:

    Have never done a Biology Alevel public exam before...

    So worried

    And yea I guess you're right haha. Only so much goes in :lol: 3 Past papers a night is my aim
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    (Original post by upthegunners)
    First time doing it :confused:

    Have never done a Biology Alevel public exam before...

    So worried

    And yea I guess you're right haha. Only so much goes in :lol: 3 Past papers a night is my aim
    Really? Oh I sat mine in January, it's not so bad :rolleyes:, the paper in Jan was different to all the past papers, gave everyone a shock. If you can get your hands on it then that would be great, some trick questions were asked in that paper. My remark should go up 3-5 marks though (fingers crossed!) haha.
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    (Original post by LaughingGas)
    Really? Oh I sat mine in January, it's not so bad :rolleyes:, the paper in Jan was different to all the past papers, gave everyone a shock. If you can get your hands on it then that would be great, some trick questions were asked in that paper. My remark should go up 3-5 marks though (fingers crossed!) haha.
    But you got 87UMS?:O

    Yea, all my exams were very different in january

    That's what really worries me about summer

    I think the exam boards are really doing there best to make exams as different as possible from past papers from some absurd reasons

    It really sucks ass
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    6 hours. Starting tomorrow. Sundays off for exam practice. FML

    AS student btw
 
 
 
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