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    I'm wondering whether there is a point in me buying a 4 A4 ringbinders for my classes, or 4 A4 Lever Arch folders which are much larger. Will I get through the ringbinders fast? If so how fast?

    Roughly how many notes do you do? (best description)
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    It is a bit dependent on subject, but everyone I know gets through 2-4 books per year (about 1 large ring binder then) for each subject. Definitely buy 4 if you are doing 4 AS levels, and then get more if you need more.


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    That is around 300 pages, just checks the size of books I use. So whichever can store that many! (per subject)


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    I use 2 notebooks for my more written lessons but for maths I used 4 notebooks for the year. It really depends on the subject and the person. I would recommend stocking up, you also tend to use them for revision
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    I have 4 A4 lever arch's, and certainly for maths it's nearly full, and I was hoping to fit A2 in there aswell...
    But I'd say my other subjects are nearly half full from AS??
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    (Original post by flowerbud)
    I'm wondering whether there is a point in me buying a 4 A4 ringbinders for my classes, or 4 A4 Lever Arch folders which are much larger. Will I get through the ringbinders fast? If so how fast?

    Roughly how many notes do you do? (best description)
    How about you buy a couple, and then you can buy more in the future if you realise you need to? It would be pointless to buy loads and then never use them.

    I never made notes in A level. If we had notes and stuff, if I hadn't looked at them within a month then I would throw them away.

    But it's a personal thing really, I would never look through my old notes, I would just make new ones when it came to revising


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    (Original post by flowerbud)
    I'm wondering whether there is a point in me buying a 4 A4 ringbinders for my classes, or 4 A4 Lever Arch folders which are much larger. Will I get through the ringbinders fast? If so how fast?

    Roughly how many notes do you do? (best description)
    Like someone has said, it heavily depends on the subject. I personally have 4 ringbinders, but realistically use 2 of the for unit 2s, although I used 3 for unit 1s. What I'm saying is having them as 'just in cases' won't be the worst thing.

    Also, if you plan on using ringbinders for different units, a lever arch file would probably be more appropriate, especially as all your exams are in the summer, you don't want to be carrying around 8+ folders

    I personally make a lot of notes (so far this year, around 7 * 200 page notebooks, and 2 * 400 squared notepads for maths) and carry loads of sheets
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    (Original post by TheJoshwha)
    It is a bit dependent on subject, but everyone I know gets through 2-4 books per year (about 1 large ring binder then) for each subject. Definitely buy 4 if you are doing 4 AS levels, and then get more if you need more.


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    Thank you for the reply. I'm planning to do geography, psychology, biology and chemistry.
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    (Original post by Dusky Mauve)
    I have 4 A4 lever arch's, and certainly for maths it's nearly full, and I was hoping to fit A2 in there aswell...
    But I'd say my other subjects are nearly half full from AS??
    Do you take these to school or leave them at home?
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    I leave them at home
    I just stick a pad of paper and relevant notes for the days lessons in a plastic wallet in my bag.
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    Depends on the subject.

    English literature: I had a lever arch file folder filled by February.

    History: two lever arch files and one smaller one filled by May.

    Biology: didn't make that many notes, got about half way into my text book.

    I recommend getting smaller folders first then sizing up when it's full. It saves a lot of hassle when you're carrying it about...
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    (Original post by EloiseStar)
    Depends on the subject.

    English literature: by January I had a lever arch file folder filled by February.

    History: two lever arch files and one smaller one filled by May.

    Biology: didn't make that many notes, got about half way into my text book.

    I recommend getting smaller folders first then sizing up when it's full. It saves a lot of hassle when you're carrying it about...
    Thanks for this information.
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    (Original post by flowerbud)
    Thank you for the reply. I'm planning to do geography, psychology, biology and chemistry.
    For chemistry, my AS and A2 notes combined (so far) fit in a lever arch file, which is almost full.
    For biology, my AS + half of A2 notes filled a lever arch file, and I'm just using a ring binder for the last half of A2.
    But it totally depends on how much you're willing to do... I know some people in my classes do loads more notes than me, and some basically do none at all.

    To save you from having to carry loads of folders to sixth form every day, you could just have one 'working' ringbinder, put your most recent notes from each subject you have that day in there, and just take that one.
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    (Original post by suncake)
    For chemistry, my AS and A2 notes combined (so far) fit in a lever arch file, which is almost full.
    For biology, my AS + half of A2 notes filled a lever arch file, and I'm just using a ring binder for the last half of A2.
    But it totally depends on how much you're willing to do... I know some people in my classes do loads more notes than me, and some basically do none at all.

    To save you from having to carry loads of folders to sixth form every day, you could just have one 'working' ringbinder, put your most recent notes from each subject you have that day in there, and just take that one.
    This really helps me. Thanks for the feedback!
 
 
 
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