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    What revision techniques do you think work best for you? I can't seem to remember much of what I have learnt...

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    What revision techniques do you think work best for you? I can't seem to remember much of what I have learnt...
    Questions is the only way you can revise. Write initial notes of course, but answering every question you can find will do 100x better for you!

    Plan ahead also - can't stress this enough. It's all well and good saying "I want to do every past paper, and every question in the book" but until you write a proper day to day plan, it's very unlikely you'll stick to it.

    Write notes.
    Show teacher: "How can I improve them?"/ "Have I missed out anything important?"
    Do all textbook questions. - WHENEVER you're stuck, ASK FRIENDS/ TSR/ TEACHERS FOR HELP.
    Keep upgrading notes - based on what you learn.
    Then once you get to exams, you'll have amazing notes, that you can read once, do a past paper and smash it :P + Write notes on these past papers.
    Remember - 99% is not good enough Then you'll give yourself the best chances possible. Even if you get 100% - Did you guess anything? Were any questions harder than others? Why?

    There's 10000000x the amount of revision you'll ever need, all on the internet. Textbooks, even asking teacher for any questions they've got! Any way you can actually practice questions will improve your ability (even if seemingly unnoticeable)

    But most importantly - Try your best. xD
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    Thanks for your reply, was actually really helpful. Much appreciated

    For maths past papers. Just do every paper every question till 100%.
    Economics i just read my notes, then the text book. Then i do widr reading, this really helps. Lastly exam questions and memorising markschemes. Do an essay question then do it again after looking at the markscheme for 10 minutes.

    For biology i just read a 300 page text book and do past papers.

    I learn mostly by just reading. I then learn exam technique and refresh my memory by past papers.
    For sciences just check your answer and get used to how they want you to phrase yourself. Like in Biology if you use the wrong word you get no marks like calling something a slightly different non specific word which could have two meanings.
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