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    My A-level exams start in may, if I were to start revising now, in total (not weekly) how many hours should I have put in by the end of it?
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    Hi there, I am also doing A-levels and my exam is too is at May (A2). Say if your exam date would be the same as mine, it would be about 102 days for now. I try to put it at least 2 hours minimum of revising everyday and plan to increase that number as the exams come closer. So for the first 60 days I would be doing this, meaning (60x2) = 120 hours, and for the remaining 42 days I'd put an extra 2 hours in, making it 4 hours a day, (42x4) = 168 hours.

    120 + 168 = 288 hours

    That would pretty much be my entire study time and even more since I'm calculating by minimum. Hope it helps!
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    thankyou, that is a great help. I was just wondering as I was writing up a revision timetable and had no idea were to start.
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    My A-level exams start in may, if I were to start revising now, in total (not weekly) how many hours should I have put in by the end of it?
    Keep revision consistent. Don't just revise once today for 3 hours and then 3 hours next Tuesday. Revsion doesn't work like that. You have to keep it consistent, small bursts. Avoid becoming overwhelmed by taking regular breaks.

    Begin by taking notes, but keep them brief. Make sure you understand the basic concepts of what you're learning. A key revision tool is past papers. Go through past papers thoroughly, make sure you understand what's being asked of you and how you can get marks. Make mind-maps, posters, revision cards, spider-diagrams - anything that helps your style of learning. This will allow you to consolidate your knowledge and is a useful revision tool if you place the poster (for example) on a wall in your house.

    If you have any more questions, ask .
 
 
 
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