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Failing AS so far.. HELP watch

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    I am currently stared off generally good, reasonable A's, B's and a few C's, however, now I am receiving U's and E's!

    I currently taking AS OCR Biology, AQA Accounting and AQA Psychology, how can I help to improve my grades? I keep on trying but I am not getting anywhere?!

    Any help is much appreciated!

    Are you talking to your teachers? Seriously, I harass them until I understand! Also, practising exam questions and re-writing notes & adding detail to them helps a lot because you're making sure you go back over the content

    Make sure you're on top of everything in terms of homework and understanding. If you're not, you drown pretty fast.

    Revise, revise, revise! Answer past exam questions, make lots of revision notes, read through them till they're embedded in your brain and please speak to your teachers, they should be more than willing to help you understand. If you don't understand you'll be stuck at a standstill and your teachers won't be able to help you as the year progresses. If your college/sixth form offer mentoring sessions take full advantage of them and seek extra help, get together with your friends from the same classes and swap notes, test each other and share revision tips. As generic as it all sounds, it actually helps and once you've passed AS, you've already jumped the highest hurdle and you get into the groove for A2 in a way.
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    Thanks guys! Going to speak to my teachers tomorrow to see whats available, I am also now trying re-writing my notes, but i don't really understand my notes which is the hardest part aha
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