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    And not panic, when something you have not seen before comes up
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    (Original post by Mihael_Keehl)
    And not panic, when something you have not seen before comes up
    for maths exams start from the back and skip segments of questions you immediately dont know how to approach. When you are doing other questions a solution to the difficult question may become apparent.

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    (Original post by Ben4)
    for maths exams start from the back and skip segments of questions you immediately dont know how to approach. When you are doing other questions a solution to the difficult question may become apparent.

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    I will look at this approach.thanks.
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    (Original post by Ben4)
    for maths exams start from the back and skip segments of questions you immediately dont know how to approach. When you are doing other questions a solution to the difficult question may become apparent.

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    Hmmm, not thought of doing it this way before

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    (Original post by Andy98)
    Hmmm, not thought of doing it this way before

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    I find that I do considerably better with this method, I seem to make less silly mistakes for some reason.

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    I find that I do considerably better with this method, I seem to make less silly mistakes for some reason.

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    Yeah I see what you mean

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    Yeah I had something like this happen to me in the Psychology AS exam last year. We had revised the model answers and the structure and everything for this 12 mark question and then in the real thing they put a spin on it that we'd never seen before! I THINK I did okay on that question (I got an overall A on that paper) but a lot of people panicked completely.
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    If you come to a question where you can't immediately think of an answer, like the above poster said, put a little mark next to it and immediately move onto the next one. By moving on quickly, you don't allow yourself to get anxious because you are forcing yourself to focus on the next question instead. Then, if you have time at the end of the exam, go back to the questions you put marks next to and have another look to see if you can answer them having done the rest of the paper
 
 
 
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