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    just curious , how many hours of revision do you think you guy completed for your a-levels and when did you start? what sort of grades did you achieve ? I do sciences at a2 level. thanks
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    So I started for A2s in April. I did about 3-4 hours per day, 5-6 times per week. So thats about 150 hours.

    I dropped 32 marks out of 2400.

    Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Economics
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    (Original post by Adipoptosis)
    So I started for A2s in April. I did about 3-4 hours per day, 5-6 times per week. So thats about 150 hours.

    I dropped 32 marks out of 2400.

    Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Economics
    well done! what are you studying at uni?
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    (Original post by Sharukhan)
    well done! what are you studying at uni?
    I did Medicine @ Oxford
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    I did Medicine @ Oxford
    Wow. What techniques did you use to revise?

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    Wow. What techniques did you use to revise?

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    My approach was to first understand the material as well as I could. I would mainly read the textbooks and while I was doing that I would always make notes - this reinforces what you're learning. Draw many diagrams, just small doodles so that you're understanding things conceptually.

    Then its about the exams. Get all the past papers you can. Get all the mark schemes. Do each paper and then carefully go through the mark schemes to understand what the questions want from you. Even read the examiner reports to see what sort of things may come up.

    This way you're understanding what you're doing and doing well in the exams!
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    (Original post by Adipoptosis)
    My approach was to first understand the material as well as I could. I would mainly read the textbooks and while I was doing that I would always make notes - this reinforces what you're learning. Draw many diagrams, just small doodles so that you're understanding things conceptually.

    Then its about the exams. Get all the past papers you can. Get all the mark schemes. Do each paper and then carefully go through the mark schemes to understand what the questions want from you. Even read the examiner reports to see what sort of things may come up.

    This way you're understanding what you're doing and doing well in the exams!
    From my understanding, the specification is everything the examiners are allowed to assess you on right? So if I was to revise according to it and answer each point on it thoroughly, combined with past papers, would that be fine? Or would you suggest otherwise? I'm currently studying AS Level Biology Maths Physics and Economics
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    (Original post by unfathomablee)
    From my understanding, the specification is everything the examiners are allowed to assess you on right? So if I was to revise according to it and answer each point on it thoroughly, combined with past papers, would that be fine? Or would you suggest otherwise? I'm currently studying AS Level Biology Maths Physics and Economics
    No ofc, make sure you go through the specification when you're reading the textbooks to tick off each point.
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    (Original post by Adipoptosis)
    No ofc, make sure you go through the specification when you're reading the textbooks to tick off each point.
    So that's fine as a method of revision yeah? And anything else you may suggest?
 
 
 
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