Due to extenuating circumstances, I couldn't do AS Bio exams last year. That means this year I'm doing AS and A2 in one year. I'm predicted A*A*A and want to do English. My head of year and English department asked the Bio department to put it up from a B to an A, but they were nervous as I'm doing the whole thing in 1 year! So am I, I am a Arts and Humanities student, and think like one. Papers are becoming more and more applied. Any advice, how can I make myself think more like a scientist? Surely hard work will suffice? I got A*s for all 3 sciences at GCSE, but obviously A Level is a whole different ball game!
All advice appreciated, I'm feeling very nervous, so some constructive advice and hearing your experiences would be very reassuring !
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- Thread Starter
- 15-09-2015 17:13
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- 17-09-2015 02:40
Sorry you've not had any responses about this. Are you sure you’ve posted in the right place? Posting in the specific Study Help forum should help get responses.
I'm going to quote in Tank Girl now so she can move your thread to the right place if it's needed.
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- 18-09-2015 08:03
My advice is to not think like a scientist, but think like the mark scheme. Simply learn all the model answers and when you're doing questions try to think what each mark is for (3 marks = 3 points, so if im unsure I would make 5 points). The exam papers don't really change, you just need to know the content and exam technique. Just work hard all through the year (obvious but important). Good luck😊👍
(From someone with 292/300 in AS AQA Bio)