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I am struggling to revise for GCSE Business Studies Unit 3 (OCR exam board) because I have found that we are just given a case study of 4 pages on a firm called Holden plc which manufactures and sells cushions using batch production to other businesses. My teacher has given me many examples of the type of questions that might appear in the exam, however I am still unsure on how to answer them.

In my mock exams I got an overall grade D for Business Studies even though I was 3 marks off an A on my Unit 2 paper simply because I ran out of time to do the final question. I had difficulty completing all the questions for Paper 2 which were questions made up by teacher to give us an experience of what the Unit 3 questions will be like and got an F which brought down my overall grade.

I am really worried about not being able to apply my knowledge to the style of questions that are given in Unit 3, what do you suggest I do?

Here are some examples of questions that I have been given:

Rental v mortgage? Briefly explain both of these methods of raising finance. (4 marks)

Suggest two disadvantages and two advantages of each as a way to finance their factory (6 marks)

Any advice will be greatly appreciated

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Lucy
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(Original post by Lucyylulu)
I am struggling to revise for GCSE Business Studies Unit 3 (OCR exam board) because I have found that we are just given a case study of 4 pages on a firm called Holden plc which manufactures and sells cushions using batch production to other businesses. My teacher has given me many examples of the type of questions that might appear in the exam, however I am still unsure on how to answer them.

In my mock exams I got an overall grade D for Business Studies even though I was 3 marks off an A on my Unit 2 paper simply because I ran out of time to do the final question. I had difficulty completing all the questions for Paper 2 which were questions made up by teacher to give us an experience of what the Unit 3 questions will be like and got an F which brought down my overall grade.

I am really worried about not being able to apply my knowledge to the style of questions that are given in Unit 3, what do you suggest I do?

Here are some examples of questions that I have been given:

Rental v mortgage? Briefly explain both of these methods of raising finance. (4 marks)

Suggest two disadvantages and two advantages of each as a way to finance their factory (6 marks)

Any advice will be greatly appreciated

Thanks,

Lucy

I have the "APT's revision buddy" which is like a Case study specifc revision guide that gives information on "unit 3 / A293" overall but emphasise what is likely to come up because of the Case Study.

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I have the "APT's revision buddy" which is like a Case study specifc revision guide that gives information on "unit 3 / A293" overall but emphasise what is likely to come up because of the Case Study.

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Thank you very much
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Can you message me too?
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can you message me too?
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please can you message me too? really struggling
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I'm really worried about this exam too, the grade boundaries are ridiculous and I have no clue how to structure and answer the 10 mark questions. How did everyone find the Business and people one?
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I'm really worried about this exam too, the grade boundaries are ridiculous and I have no clue how to structure and answer the 10 mark questions. How did everyone find the Business and people one?
I thought it was fairly easy, but pretty boring. What about you?
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(Original post by samuel230a)
I have the "APT's revision buddy" which is like a Case study specifc revision guide that gives information on "unit 3 / A293" overall but emphasise what is likely to come up because of the Case Study.

i'll message you
Please may you message me? I am really struggling and just confused about the knowledge we need to know, the depth of knowledge in which we need to know and how to actually apply the knowledge and exam technique!!
I am really stuck
Please help
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I thought it was fairly easy, but pretty boring. What about you?
Haha yeah same :P It was ok, but just long and the questions were in the same style, so it was boring.
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(Original post by samuel230a)
I have the "APT's revision buddy" which is like a Case study specifc revision guide that gives information on "unit 3 / A293" overall but emphasise what is likely to come up because of the Case Study.

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Can you message me too as i'm struggling and really worried about this exam. Greatly appreciated!
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Please may you message me? I am really struggling and just confused about the knowledge we need to know, the depth of knowledge in which we need to know and how to actually apply the knowledge and exam technique!!
I am really stuck
Please help
Yes please thank you so much!!
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(Original post by samuel230a)
I have the "APT's revision buddy" which is like a Case study specifc revision guide that gives information on "unit 3 / A293" overall but emphasise what is likely to come up because of the Case Study.

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Please may you message me!!
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I have the "APT's revision buddy" which is like a Case study specifc revision guide that gives information on "unit 3 / A293" overall but emphasise what is likely to come up because of the Case Study.

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Please can you message me as well
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I have the "APT's revision buddy" which is like a Case study specifc revision guide that gives information on "unit 3 / A293" overall but emphasise what is likely to come up because of the Case Study.

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Can you help a brother out with this revision? I would be grateful if you could send it to me!




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Or maybe someone can post it on here?


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I have the "APT's revision buddy" which is like a Case study specifc revision guide that gives information on "unit 3 / A293" overall but emphasise what is likely to come up because of the Case Study.

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Can you help a brother out with this revision? I would be grateful if you could send it to me!




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Would be grateful if you could message me please
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Have any of you guys seen 'the documentary' about the case study?
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Have any of you guys seen 'the documentary' about the case study?
Is it good? And if so could you attach a link to it if it is online.


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