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    What is the best result you've heard someone achieve in their A-Level results with a month or under revision.

    Personally, mine is my brother. He started his Maths revision 16 days before the exam and got an A* in the A-Level.
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    I heard about a girl in the year above who got an A* in Biology with five days revision.
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    Alot of people cram.
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    I gave up with literature AS and took a punt at chapter 7 of The Great Gatsby coming up. So I revised it the day before. And guess what!
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    once it was ten minutes before a GCSE exam so i picked up a maths book and quickly skimmed through it.
    A*, near perfect score, missed out on a perfect score because i was late on revising. i still kick myself over that day
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    Started properly revising the day before for AS level History and English Literature. Got As.

    I did the same for Biology but got a B, so now I'm having to resit a unit

    Not cramming quite as badly this year.

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    (Original post by doctordee)
    I heard about a girl in the year above who got an A* in Biology with five days revision.
    A-Level? That can't be possible :eek:
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    (Original post by Changing Skies)
    Started properly revising the day before for AS level History and English Literature. Got As.

    I did the same for Biology but got a B, so now I'm having to resit a unit

    Not cramming quite as badly this year.

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    You revised the day before for AS Biology and got a B? :eek:
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    (Original post by Top Queen)
    What is the best result you've heard someone achieve in their A-Level results with a month or under revision.

    Personally, mine is my brother. He started his Maths revision 16 days before the exam and got an A* in the A-Level.
    By revising, do you mean just going over what he has already studied and is comfortable with or actually learning from scratch? :eek:
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    I had a week to revise 8 big topics/political theories for my A-level politics exam. I left it late because I was also revising for my English Literature A-level and AS-level retake, so I was re-reading all the texts which was so time consuming! And I was so engrossed in Game of Thrones. I did not sleep more than 2 hours a day during that week, the night before the exam I did not sleep at all. The exam questions were like a gift from God, all the answers to the questions were fresh in my mind. I wrote down all my Mnemonics and flipped through my notes in my mind that I had memorised and supplemented my essays. Walked out with an A overall.

    I would never, ever do it again though. I don't like cramming, I remember nothing afterwards. I never cram now at university.

    EDIT: By revise I mean learn the content since I did not attend more than 4 lessons nearing the end of my A-levels.
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    (Original post by bottled)
    once it was ten minutes before a GCSE exam so i picked up a maths book and quickly skimmed through it.
    A*, near perfect score, missed out on a perfect score because i was late on revising. i still kick myself over that day
    No way! That's incredible!
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    (Original post by L'Etudiant)
    By revising, do you mean just going over what he has already studied and is comfortable with or actually learning from scratch? :eek:
    He had gone to lessons like everyone else, but did no revision during the time just his homework.
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    (Original post by Top Queen)
    You revised the day before for AS Biology and got a B? :eek:
    Somehow, yes I seem to cope better under pressure, because when it gets to the day before, you know it's your last chance to revise :lol:

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    (Original post by alis-volatpropriis)
    I had a week to revise 8 big topics/political theories for my A-level politics exam. I left it late because I was also revising for my English Literature A-level and AS-level retake, so I was re-reading all the texts which was so time consuming! And I was so engrossed in Game of Thrones. I did not sleep more than 2 hours a day during that week, the night before the exam I did not sleep at all. The exam questions were like a gift from God, all the answers to the questions were fresh in my mind. I wrote down all my Mnemonics and flipped through my notes in my mind that I had memorised and supplemented my essays. Walked out with an A overall.

    I would never, ever do it again though. I don't like cramming, I remember nothing afterwards. I never cram now at university.

    EDIT: By revise I mean learn the content since I did not attend more than 4 lessons nearing the end of my A-levels.
    You did all your revision the week before???
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    (Original post by Changing Skies)
    Somehow, yes I seem to cope better under pressure, because when it gets to the day before, you know it's your last chance to revise :lol:

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    My gosh! That is amazing, so you did no revision beforehand? :eek:
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    Only revised a day before my AS geography exam and managed to get an A
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    (Original post by Top Queen)
    You did all your revision the week before???
    Yes, I had so many exams that had many topics that needed to be covered in detail. I neglected Politics, but I worked my arse off for that A within that week. Every revision technique you can imagine, I tried all lol.
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    (Original post by Jooooshy)
    I gave up with literature AS and took a punt at chapter 7 of The Great Gatsby coming up. So I revised it the day before. And guess what!
    You did well?
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    (Original post by Top Queen)
    You did well?
    Chapter 7 came up and I got my A
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    (Original post by alis-volatpropriis)
    Yes, I had so many exams that had many topics that needed to be covered in detail. I neglected Politics, but I worked my arse off for that A within that week. Every revision technique you can imagine, I tried all lol.
    Ahah such as?
    Well done!!!
 
 
 
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