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    Starting to feel stressed and panic. 3months before as exams and i want to acheive 90% and above.

    Does any have any advice and tips getting the work done and not panicking.

    I study Maths, Physics, further Maths and Economics.

    I feel like to ensure i get these grade i need to work every minute i have.
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    (Original post by Acrux)
    Starting to feel stressed and panic. 3months before as exams and i want to acheive 90% and above.

    Does any have any advice and tips getting the work done and not panicking.

    I study Maths, Physics, further Maths and Economics.

    I feel like to ensure i get these grade i need to work every minute i have.
    First, try and stay calm. You've got plenty of time before your first exams.

    A good place to start is checking that you have notes for every module you've completed, with nothing missing, and that you understand everything you've learnt so far. If you don't, go to your teachers and talk to them about it, now and as soon as you find any future problems, so that they don't build up.

    Go through past papers you've completed and mocks and find out where and why you're losing marks - this is useful for finding where your strengths and weaknesses are, and so what you need to work on.

    I did/have done Maths, Physics & Further Maths, so more specific help:

    Pretty much the only way I know of to revise for Maths is make sure you know it all, then do past papers and practice questions from the textbooks. There should be loads of past papers available on the exam board website - for most modules they get harder as they get more recent (earlier exams are easier), so start from the beginning and work your way through, but if you find yourself close to exams (a few weeks to a month) and running out of time make sure you've done the most recent ones. Check what's in the formula booklet and what you need to know, and you can make short notes (A4 cheat sheet type things or something) for things you need to remember/learn.

    Physics - once again, exam paper questions etc, are all the formulae you need to know on the data sheet? I'm guessing the maths part of the paper doesn't pose a huge problem to you as you're taking both maths and further maths, so this'll help you pick up marks. If you have a specific topic you're struggling on, work work work on this and get help from your/a teacher. Practice/learn the 6 mark questions (there're usually only a few topics they can actually ask them on), including memorising the experiments and equipment that you need to know. Revision notes (flashcards/index cards with question/prompt on one side, answer on the other can be good, but whatever you feel helps you). The revision guides for Physics are usually pretty good. If they haven't mentioned the EMPA within a month or so, go to your teacher and ask what they plan to do about it, because this is often what drags people's marks down and preparation can only help (go now if you're super worried about it, knowing your teachers plans might help!).

    If you're struggling getting into revision, do little and often to start - at least some every day, even if it's only 15 minutes - until you get into the routine of it better. Would it help you to study with a group of people doing the same subjects?
    Remember to leave time for relaxing! I know if can feel way too busy and stressful and like the last thing you should be doing is taking a break, but your brain can only absorb information for so long. Take a break at least once an hour - if you feel you're too easily distracted by the internet, pick a reward that is definitely time limited or less likely to suck away hours and hours unproductively (eg. an episode of a tv show, exercise/take a walk if that's your thing, shower/nice bath, etc etc.). Good luck

    EDIT: also prioritise your homework - get it done as soon as possible, without a deadline hanging over you for something your teachers might get annoyed about it can be a lot less stressful if you're usually the sort of person who leaves it until the last minute
 
 
 
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