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    Well, I have got my GCSE's coming up in a few months and I haven't yet started revision. I want to know if I have enough time to get all A's and A*'s. I took English Literature last year and got an A so that's one off the agenda. But I still have to do English Language, Maths, Further Maths, Core Science, Additional Science, History, Geography, Spanish, Media Studies and Music. I haven't made notes or started to revise yet so is there enough time to get what I dream to achieve? Thanks a lot

    I forgot to mention above that my school isn't giving us a study leave because some people last year used it as a holiday rather than to actually study but anyway, will this hinder my chances of getting the high grades I wish to attain? Again thank you for all your help and support!!
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    (Original post by blueskysayshi)
    Well, I have got my GCSE's coming up in a few months and I haven't yet started revision. I want to know if I have enough time to get all A's and A*'s. I took English Literature last year and got an A so that's one off the agenda. But I still have to do English Language, Maths, Further Maths, Core Science, Additional Science, History, Geography, Spanish, Media Studies and Music. I haven't made notes or started to revise yet so is there enough time to get what I dream to achieve? Thanks a lot
    I had exactly the same problem as you, ended up revising the night before because I was an idiot and left it to the night before. I would say that for subjects with a lot content like history then a month before to 6 weeks to get an A*. I revised the night before and almost got an A* but the stress was unbearable and I was tired, messing with my performance. As long as you have made notes by the end of March, then you will be fine!
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    by febuary half term, my school says
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    Depends on how intelligent you are. If you consistently get high marks in classwork and tests pretty easily, then you have absolutely nothing to worry about. I started revising maybe 3 weeks before my GCSE's, got a clean sweep of A*s (except for 2 A's).

    But if you really need to practise things before you get the hand of them, or struggle with classwork and tests, I'd say 2 months is plenty of time. Just don't overwork yourself - doing too much revision makes you stressed and bored, which can hinder your grades just as much as not doing much revision at all.
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    I would say the earlier the better. That leaves you with ample time to do things you would other have to put off prior to exams such as going out, partying, etc. Also, I studied for my GCSEs about two and a half to 3 weeks before and managed to get all A's so it's not challenging, but you rather start earlier than have last-minute-exam stress.

    Good luck with your revision.
 
 
 
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