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    Hey so I'm doing my A2s right now and applied to a very competitive course last year. It really took a toll on me so I wasn't able to concentrate on my A2s at all. Exams are in May and I am freaking out. I am filled with guilt over not studying as much as I should have last year. And its making me have frequent panic attacks and this constant horrible anxiety. Is it possible to still do well in my exams and how do I stop this feeling?
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    First of all, give yourself one weekend (preferably in jan/feb) to just chill, don't do any work just relax and have fun. Then organise an achievable revision plan and try and incorporate your work into free periods but give yourself and hour in the evenings to relax everyday, preferably before bed so you sleep better. When exams get closer or if you feel the need to, up the hours of revision but make sure you have ''me time' otherwise your brain will go into overdrive . The day before exams go to bed abit earlier to get a good sleep and before you open your paper take a deep breath and say to yourself that you can do this. Exams are horrible ways of being assessed but we have no choice in doing them, the more you worry the more you freak out and it will effect your grades . Also drink lots of water and eat fruit and veg as these are brain foods, I would say avoid sweets and energy drinks Throughout the exam priod as after the sugar rush I personally have had meltdowns!
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    (Original post by TheMadHatteress)
    Hey so I'm doing my A2s right now and applied to a very competitive course last year. It really took a toll on me so I wasn't able to concentrate on my A2s at all. Exams are in May and I am freaking out. I am filled with guilt over not studying as much as I should have last year. And its making me have frequent panic attacks and this constant horrible anxiety. Is it possible to still do well in my exams and how do I stop this feeling?
    If you have Maths, make sure you practice at least one hour everyday. Get rid of distractions (whatever that is in your case- I really mean it. I wasn't revising at all until I disconnected myself a little bit more. You can try it. It really helps.)
    Try solving past papers with mark schemes. You don't have to get all the answers right but you have to know how to approach questions. Don't just panic. Set aside time for revision only even on weekends (for the time being) and you can relax before your exams actually start- its vital. you can just take mocks and stuffs and really feel confident!
    All the best!
 
 
 
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