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    I've been doing a lot because I'm really struggling with my subjects, but I feel guilty whenever I'm not revising. Do you allow yourself time off? Eg. all day Saturday or something.
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    me no not really. if i go and meet someone i work into the night. i just try to always do 5 hours per day.
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    Pretty much every day, tbh.
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    I take a day off every now and again otherwise I end up getting so burned out and exhuasted
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    Don't worry about doing work constantly, a few concentrated and productive sessions are better than revising for hours and not taking it in!
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    I've not known many people to cope well with exam stress when they work almost 24/7. You know your limits!
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    I had two and half weeks off for easter (back to school on Monday), I've taken about 6 days off where I've done no revision - it was great but I did feel a little guilty.
    The days I have been revising, I've had small breaks and completely stop when I can't take any more in. I try not to stop when I'm in the middle of a topic or something, I try and finish the whole thing off.
    The longest I've revised in a day is for 7 hours - biology.
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    If I go to work I allow myself a day off and I don't do much on Fridays either. The rest of the week I tend to do a little bit but my most focused work is done during school hours (usually during frees).
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    i take days off every 2-3 dayz
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    I go with the idea that if I push myself now, I can relax all summer knowing that I did my best. Only 2 months left, might as well make the most out of it
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    Of course, but during the exam period if I can I will leave myself 1 day break / 1 day of light revision which usually involves me having a mind map in front of me while playing PES!

    Don't burn yourself out too early! I did this in gcse and revision became too exhausting and boring to handle


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    Well I took the whole holiday off so I don't think I'll be taking any more....
    So from here on no days off
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    (Original post by Isambard Kingdom Brunel)
    I am not even studying for A-Levels, but I do not approve of people who have social lives when they should be studying.

    100% TOTAL REVISION is what I expect from all students. Social life can wait until you're old.
    Yes Mr Gove. (Shame I don't care and sure many others don't )


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    Sometimes, it depends. If you're knackered, then youre not going to take anything in so whats the point? You might as well chill for a bit so you're refreshed for tomorrow.
    And it always works for me, my grades are good
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    Of course, kind of a given, due to my birthday being in the middle of exam season. And I did way better than my friends who are 'cleverer' than me, and who were unwilling to take a day off. ONE DAY.
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    Hell no

    What I do is two 12hour slots per day

    Works well for me

    Wanna fight about it? Naw, didn't think so.
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    Yeah, they're called weekends, I make sure to get 2 to 4 hours of studying in the weekend before an exam though.
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    If I'm awake, I'm revising... but I'm pretty sure it's not working
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    No but I have enough breaks to feel energized and motivated
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    Not so much full days, if I believe I have worked particularly hard for a few days in a row I will allow myself a long break.
 
 
 
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