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    I have a mixture of A's and B's from recent mocks, and am overwhelmed by trying to improve all my subjects. Is it too late for the top grades if I start revising now?
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    No, definitely not!

    You've got ages left. Just a bit of advice, do every single past paper you can get your hands on! It helps so much. Good luck!
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    (Original post by hoafanuk;[url="tel:62695363")
    62695363[/url]]No, definitely not!

    You've got ages left. Just a bit of advice, do every single past paper you can get your hands on! It helps so much. Good luck!
    Thanks a lot, so glad to hear that 😊
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    No. I started mine in Easter holidays and got A*s.
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    (Original post by Rockstar North;[url="tel:62695407")
    62695407[/url]]No. I started mine in Easter holidays and got A*s.
    Thanks, how often did you revise in the holidays? (Two hours a day? More?)
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    in year 10 i started revising 2 months before and had 6A* out of the 8 i did. this year in year 11 though i can feel that it's more intense with 13 exams in the summer and more content in general so i've started since january straight after my jan exams. by starting early, i dont have to cram and have panics, i can study slowly like a stroll in the park and i dont have to lose sleep as oppose to if i do it 1 month before.


    I revise everyday since jan, slowly covering all the subjects one by one. right now im doing history hitler germany afterwards i'm focusing on geography, then lit etc
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    Past paper after past paper = get an A*

    You will be fine
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    Definitely not too late!!!
    I would advise you to make sure you have revision notes ready now so in Easter you can power through without making all those notes of everything!!! Good luck in your exams
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    (Original post by Ayyylmaoo;[url="tel:62700843")
    62700843[/url]]Past paper after past paper = get an A*

    You will be fine
    Thanks, gonna print off loads now ha ha 😂
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    (Original post by rosieposie1234)
    Definitely not too late!!!
    I would advise you to make sure you have revision notes ready now so in Easter you can power through without making all those notes of everything!!! Good luck in your exams
    Thanks, was planning on doing this but I didn't know whether it would all sink in in time. Will definitely try now! 😀
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    (Original post by ihatePE;[url="tel:62700727")
    62700727[/url]]in year 10 i started revising 2 months before and had 6A* out of the 8 i did. this year in year 11 though i can feel that it's more intense with 13 exams in the summer and more content in general so i've started since january straight after my jan exams. by starting early, i dont have to cram and have panics, i can study slowly like a stroll in the park and i dont have to lose sleep as oppose to if i do it 1 month before.


    I revise everyday since jan, slowly covering all the subjects one by one. right now im doing history hitler germany afterwards i'm focusing on geography, then lit etc
    Thanks, any tips on staying focussed during revision?
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    Of course it isn't too late, but before you do anything I would advise you to try and work out why things haven't gone to plan so far. Be honest with yourself about both what you're good at, but also what you're not good and prioritise accordingly e.g. you might already fully understand polymers so don't need to do a lot of work for it, whereas you may have no idea how to solve simultaneous equations so need to do a lot of work on them. A lot of people will tell you to do past papers to get good grades, and while I agree they are probably one of the most useful things you can do they are typically misused. A lot of people seem to use them as a substitute for knowing the content properly - it is more useful to know all of the content before you start doing past papers than it is to be consistently stuck on the same kind of questions in papers because you don't really understand what you're doing. To learn the content do what works for you, some people like flashcards, others read notes etc etc, you just have to work out what works for you (so for example i made all my notes at easter because for me the physical act of writing notes ingrains the content in my mind much better than reading them). Once you know the content inside out then move on to doing actual papers
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    Thank you for your post. This advice is really helpful, and I will definitely use it. I've made a get revising timetable, and am sticking to it. I've managed to prioritise my more difficult subjects (so for me Maths) and will now hopefully make progress
 
 
 
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