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I WANT to get an A in chemistry (old spec)! How? AND medicine (3 years alevel) watch

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    So yeah... I've failed chemistry last year and I'm retaking it this year as an external candidate. I want to get an A grade but I'm finding difficulty with that.
    Any tips?

    P.S I'm retaking my whole AS level year because Last year I was an idiot and I really regret that. I was going to give up studying but now I'm more determined than ever. I have a schedule for studying, I don't go to school anymore and I study at home.

    Since I want to do medicine, 3 years of a level is really really bad and I'm well aware of that however I will try my best to get in.

    I want to ask will graduate medicine be better if I done 3 years of A-Level?

    By the way I'm getting voluntary experience and work experience from hospitals and GPs as I'm well aware of that.

    A recent event in my life made me want to do medicine, even though I have bad grades for AS level, I'm still willing to give it my all.

    Thanks in advance.

    Hey, I got an A this year in AS chem.
    - Print off the speicification and go through it periodically, ticking through things you can do and noting down parts of the spec that you aren't strong/sure on
    - Do ALL the past papers before the exam. Start now by doing exam questions by topic. Mark yourself, and if you don't get over 80%, go back and revise then try some more questions
    - Understand the exam technique - note down the things in bold in the mark schemes
    - If youre doing OCR exam board - machemguy youtube is a lifesaver!
    - Also 'physics and maths tutor.com' has a chemistry area tailored for all he exam boards - very good website.
    - Print off other people's notes and go through it - I personally think it's a waste of time writing out your own notes for a subject like chemistry.
    - Revise as you go along and you should achieve

    It's never too late to become a doctor - Good luck!
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