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Do I memo the notes first ,then do papers? Or is there any other routine I should follow? Really need to score a A. Help!

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Well you just have to study yourself and know what works for you. I just make revision notes off the textbook and other resources and then do past papers.


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Well you just have to study yourself and know what works for you. I just make revision notes off the textbook and other resources and then do past papers.


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Oh alright, thanks buddy
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For me, I'll do a full scan through the textbook or a revision guide, and then i'll hit a past paper. (the whole way through, don't get bored and stop!). I'll mark it, note the area where I did fairly poorly, then revise those areas again, and write out some perfect answers for those questions.

Then a couple hours later, read it again to ensure that it is sticking in your short term memory!

Another thing I advise is the examiners reports that come with the past papers, as they occasionally say 'students did poorly by doing this, or that' which gives you a few pointers on what to avoid doing, (such as cookie cutter responses and not obviously engaging with the material).

Good Luck :3
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Make sure you learn the content first by reading different textbooks and making notes. Although I can't imagine your exam being too far from now so try this:

I make revision cards with mark schemes; pick vaguely worded questions that are likely to come up every year or so (e.g core practicals) and write out what the mark scheme says onto a card. Then read through them, and just practice through past papers. Anything you can't do refer back to the textbook. If you're doing Edexcel parts of the paper are also questions about reading graphs (should be same for other boards); the questions are always similar, state the general trend of the graph and manipulate data etc. These questions always come up and can usually be answered in the same way.

So to summarize

1) Always going to be questions that have come up before on past papers; just worded slightly differently. Know how to spot this and learn mark schemes accordingly
2) Core practicals always come up; if you're doing Edexcel there's 4 you need to learn, again refer to mark schemes
3) Graphs/tables always come up, have a standard layout for the questions that ask "describe the graph" or similar; again refer to mark schemes

As you can guess, mark schemes are my best friend
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(Original post by kastiel)
For me, I'll do a full scan through the textbook or a revision guide, and then i'll hit a past paper. (the whole way through, don't get bored and stop!). I'll mark it, note the area where I did fairly poorly, then revise those areas again, and write out some perfect answers for those questions.

Then a couple hours later, read it again to ensure that it is sticking in your short term memory!

Another thing I advise is the examiners reports that come with the past papers, as they occasionally say 'students did poorly by doing this, or that' which gives you a few pointers on what to avoid doing, (such as cookie cutter responses and not obviously engaging with the material).

Good Luck :3
Haii,thanks loads for your detailed reply.Helped loadss
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