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    Hey guys, how much revision do you think you need to achieve an A in a subject?

    maybe some stories to motivate TSR ^^
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    1 day, 33 minutes and 27 seconds before the exam.

    To each their own! It's all down to how you revise best, what you do to revise, and how interested you are in the subject - both generally, and during the time of revision.

    In my school days, GCSE I can hands-down say I revised the night before and no more. Not bragging or anything, but I paid attention in class, understood everything that was going on and just needed a refresher.

    Whilst I didn't need to, I got a lot more serious about A-levels and started revising about 1-2 months in advance of exams... I'd get annoyed at my teacher if they didn't complete the topics we needed to cover before this time, since I prefer going over all topics, then revising them all before attempting questions... so missing out on 1-2 topics was not optimal for me during my revision period. When I say 1-2 months, that means about 3 hours a day every day on 1 subject (changes after I have completed 1 subject ofc)... then weekends would be about 6-9hrs depending on if I am able to concentrate or not. Then 1 week before the exams, the schedule would change entirely and I would concentrate on exam papers, varying the subject after each paper until the day before my first exam, where I would recap my revision for said subject/subjects.
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    (Original post by Satoshii)
    Hey guys, how much revision do you think you need to achieve an A in a subject?

    maybe some stories to motivate TSR ^^
    Depends on the person and the subject. For me, there were subjects I did minimal revision for and got A*s, others I really worked for and just scraped an A*. Read over your notes regularly and do all the past papers available.
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    (Original post by Satoshii)
    Hey guys, how much revision do you think you need to achieve an A in a subject?

    maybe some stories to motivate TSR ^^
    The limits of this are zero and infinity. Some people can just turn up for certain subjects and get an A with no revision. Others are so thick they could study till the end of time and be lucky to scrape a C.
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    Depends on the subject and person. ~550h.
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    (Original post by lig1729)
    The limits of this are zero and infinity. Some people can just turn up for certain subjects and get an A with no revision. Others are so thick they could study till the end of time and be lucky to scrape a C.
    lmao we all know that one person who'd revise the most but so hopeless
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    (Original post by brijmohan3)
    1 day, 33 minutes and 27 seconds before the exam.

    To each their own! It's all down to how you revise best, what you do to revise, and how interested you are in the subject - both generally, and during the time of revision.

    In my school days, GCSE I can hands-down say I revised the night before and no more. Not bragging or anything, but I paid attention in class, understood everything that was going on and just needed a refresher.

    Whilst I didn't need to, I got a lot more serious about A-levels and started revising about 1-2 months in advance of exams... I'd get annoyed at my teacher if they didn't complete the topics we needed to cover before this time, since I prefer going over all topics, then revising them all before attempting questions... so missing out on 1-2 topics was not optimal for me during my revision period. When I say 1-2 months, that means about 3 hours a day every day on 1 subject (changes after I have completed 1 subject ofc)... then weekends would be about 6-9hrs depending on if I am able to concentrate or not. Then 1 week before the exams, the schedule would change entirely and I would concentrate on exam papers, varying the subject after each paper until the day before my first exam, where I would recap my revision for said subject/subjects.
    I'm going to try the 3 hrs a day for each subjects, i think i try too hard to cram every subject during a day which probably isn't efficient in the long run
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    (Original post by ozmo19)
    Depends on the person and the subject. For me, there were subjects I did minimal revision for and got A*s, others I really worked for and just scraped an A*. Read over your notes regularly and do all the past papers available.
    thanks,the past papers part is very underrated imo
 
 
 
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