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    Ok, this is a totally new method I'm using. I'll see how well it pays off when my results for the summer exams come through...

    So it's like this. I read pretty much through the textbook for each subject module, which can take 3, 4 even up to 6 hours per module the rate I crawl through, and I make condensed notes on the whole module which can take about 6 A4 sheets of paper for the average module.

    Each sheet of paper is filled with equations, diagrams and all the basic theory that I need to answer pretty much any question the exam throws at me. Then about 2 days before the exam, I'll spend some time reading and re-reading through the notes and do perhaps 1 past paper WITH my notes then another 2 past papers WITHOUT my notes.

    Well the test will be over the next 2 days because on Friday I have my S1 exam.
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    You take notes then do past papers?
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    Reading is all well and good, cos anybody can read through a book and make notes, the only real indicator is past paper practice
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    I tried doing purely past papers for my P1 exam, and that was possibly the worst exam I've ever done, so this time I'm trying to put a little more variety into my revision.
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    whats s1 exam?? im confused!!
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    Statistics Module 1..I got it on the 21st
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    hmm seems like a good revision technique...i just try and make detailed notes (in ways iu can understand them) by collating info from both textbooks and teachers notes. then i read them a few times, try and learn them, shove post it notes all over the doors/mirrors/windows, and do a few prac papers. oh and mark the paper.
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    i just dont think detailed notes work for me...
    especially not with math...
    my notes for the whole of p2 was 2 and a half pages... one side each page max...

    its literally tonnes and tonnes of questions.. it obviously worked i got 93%
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    (Original post by Dust)
    i just dont think detailed notes work for me...
    especially not with math...
    my notes for the whole of p2 was 2 and a half pages... one side each page max...

    its literally tonnes and tonnes of questions.. it obviously worked i got 93%
    I don't ever do notes for Maths. Instead, I do any past year paper I can get my hands on. I do the old ones (before 2001) in my own time and with reference to the textbook etc.

    The newer ones, I try and complete each question before referring to the markschemes.

    And the ones after 2003, I do under exam conditions.

    So far I average 95% for my F Maths and Maths modules - and I've never been a good Maths student.
 
 
 
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