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    i want to get rid of my iphone till exams are done but the thing is my alarm clock is on here and also tsr which is bloomin addicting. i always find myself going on safari arghhhh. also my timer is on here so i have to use my phone to time myself when doing past papers. what substitutes can i use for my phone?? i really want to do well in my exams but my phone is stopping me


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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    i want to get rid of my iphone till exams are done but the thing is my alarm clock is on here and also tsr which is bloomin addicting. i always find myself going on safari arghhhh. also my timer is on here so i have to use my phone to time myself when doing past papers. what substitutes can i use for my phone?? i really want to do well in my exams but my phone is stopping me


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    buy an alarm clock theyre cheap.
    Buy a stopwatch to use as a timer, or if ure using a computer (which u can also use to check tsr) use a timer on there. get your parents/partner to keep ure phone.
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    You could put aeroplane mode on? There's nothing more annoying than sitting next to your phone which has lit up with a text or Facebook notification and trying to stop yourself reading it haha. This way you won't receive phone calls or texts and you won't be able to connect to the internet. However, you'll still me able to use the timer and alarm clock.
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    Lol why the neg?
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    If you find yourself being distracted every so often with your phone, I think the best way is to download an app which controls what you can use for a certain amount of time. If you have an android phone, download Self Control for Study, which I always use when studying... You can choose which apps to block (like Facebook, Twitter..) and for how long. You'll soon get so used to it that you want even need to use the app Hope that helps!!

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    Get a stopwatch for timing your practice papers and a normal alarm clock for sleeping (you can probably find some device that has both). Then give your phone to a family member/friend and tell them to keep it until you've done with your exams and give it back to you under no circumstances.

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    If you find yourself being distracted every so often with your phone, I think the best way is to download an app which controls what you can use for a certain amount of time. If you have an android phone, download Self Control for Study, which I always use when studying... You can choose which apps to block (like Facebook, Twitter..) and for how long. You'll soon get so used to it that you want even need to use the app Hope that helps!!

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    Can you get this sort of thing for your computer? I could bloody well do with one.
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    The obvious, best solution is, as others have mentioned, just get an ALARM CLOCK. It doubles as being a timer as well... Its the cheapest and best substitute. Switch off your phone unless you really need it, like for an emergency, that way you won't be tempted to use it.
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    Take the SIM card out and give it to your parents. The alarm and stuff will still work but it won't act as a phone or connect over data.

    You can take SIM cards out of iPhones right?
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    Or buy yourself the cheapest phone with an unlocked pay as you go simcard - you can put your own card in it so people can still contact you by phone. They all have alarm clocks on and cost about 5 quid
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    ive brought an alarm clock, and ordered a timer and a wrist watch. will be giving my phone to a close family friend as i know that if i keep it in my house ill be so tempted to look for it and go on . will hopefully pay off. the amount of sacrifices i make for these Alevel exams


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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    ive brought an alarm clock, and ordered a timer and a wrist watch. will be giving my phone to a close family friend as i know that if i keep it in my house ill be so tempted to look for it and go on . will hopefully be worth it. the amount of sacrifices i make for these Alevel exams


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    I'd say just give it to someone and use a clock instead
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    Yeah, there's a program that you can download off the internet called Cold Turkey which can also monitor and control what you can use on the pc for a certain amount of time. I've never used it but they say that its the most popular

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    You could also just not turn on your phone/ computer + give it to someone else and you'll get it back once you're done with your work.
    I actually did that today and ended up studying 45 pages of a textbook, which is good enough.
    Once I've turned the computer on I know I won't get much revising done.
 
 
 
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