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    I want to do well ib my ASs, (90% avg). Am i, by revising everyday until the exam period, a good thing? (I dont get stressed or anything mentally. I dont want to relax now and before i know, its april. My target grade is AAAA and im working on a ABCC. I can leave all my social life behind me for the next 3/4 months and concentrate, im more than willing to do so.


    Is this the right mindset? I plan on revising ~ 15 hours a week; going to the library on weekends, getting to school early (i do this anyway), and leaving a little late (if i can), plus a lot more like giving in extra work to my teachers to mark. I'm also getting myself a laptop, for Computer Science and to use microsoft word for my other subjects etc etc.

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    Overworking yourself is bad, yes. But controlled and managed working is actually very helpful for your grades! . Yes, you can start doing some extra work now, but don't overdo it. At the moment, you should be going back over the work you have already done, at a nice, slow pace, making sure you understand the underlying concepts of your lessons. The step up from GCSE to A-level is tough, so making sure you fully understand is your priority at the moment. Proper revision, as in, sticking in 6/7 extra hours a day, should be left until 6-8 weeks before your exams. If you stick in that much work now, you will burn-out when you get to the revision period and you think you should be doing more :yep:

    So take it nice and slowly. Do an extra 2/3 hours or so each day only at the moment making sure you understand everything. Leave the head-on revision until later
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    Yes thats what i said; 15hrs/week = 2hrs/day
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    Overworking yourself is bad, yes. But controlled and managed working is actually very helpful for your grades! . Yes, you can start doing some extra work now, but don't overdo it. At the moment, you should be going back over the work you have already done, at a nice, slow pace, making sure you understand the underlying concepts of your lessons. The step up from GCSE to A-level is tough, so making sure you fully understand is your priority at the moment. Proper revision, as in, sticking in 6/7 extra hours a day, should be left until 6-8 weeks before your exams. If you stick in that much work now, you will burn-out when you get to the revision period and you think you should be doing more :yep:

    So take it nice and slowly. Do an extra 2/3 hours or so each day only at the moment making sure you understand everything. Leave the head-on revision until later
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    (Original post by naxiv)
    Yes thats what i said; 15hrs/week = 2hrs/day
    Then that's okay
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    Thanks for that advice
    Im getting a laptop and for every subject, i'll make revision notes from what ive learn from the start.

    Are you doing doing AS/A2s? If not what did you get?
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    (Original post by naxiv)
    I want to do well ib my ASs, (90% avg). Am i, by revising everyday until the exam period, a good thing? (I dont get stressed or anything mentally. I dont want to relax now and before i know, its april. My target grade is AAAA and im working on a ABCC. I can leave all my social life behind me for the next 3/4 months and concentrate, im more than willing to do so.


    Is this the right mindset? I plan on revising ~ 15 hours a week; going to the library on weekends, getting to school early (i do this anyway), and leaving a little late (if i can), plus a lot more like giving in extra work to my teachers to mark. I'm also getting myself a laptop, for Computer Science and to use microsoft word for my other subjects etc etc.

    Thanks
    I began my revision 6 weeks prior to my AS's and got over 90% in all my subjects including 100% in one of them.
    Perhaps you would want to start 8 weeks/2 months before exams begin but don't go crazy or you'll get bored, run out of work etc.
    Abandoning social life etc. and just focusing on one thing is not a good study technique you're better to study a bit less and balance it with seeing friends, and physical activity as it keeps you brain and mind far healthier making it easier to learn things
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    (Original post by naxiv)
    Thanks for that advice
    Im getting a laptop and for every subject, i'll make revision notes from what ive learn from the start.

    Are you doing doing AS/A2s? If not what did you get?
    I did my A-levels 4 years ago now, and ended up with 4 A grades at A2 level :yep:
 
 
 
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