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    Don't know if I've actually posted on here but good luck with the rest of your exams
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    (Original post by Mr...)
    Don't know if I've actually posted on here but good luck with the rest of your exams
    I think you have Thank you! And good luck to you too! How have your exams been going so far?
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    (Original post by kennethdcharles)
    I think you have Thank you! And good luck to you too! How have your exams been going so far?
    A freaking roller coaster of emotions :lol: but they have been going pretty well.
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    A freaking roller coaster of emotions :lol: but they have been going pretty well.
    Same with me Keep going, you'll be happy in August.
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    (Original post by kennethdcharles)
    Same with me Keep going, you'll be happy in August.
    All we have to do is revise and pray to all the gods
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    Update 01/06/16

    Just about managed to do everything i planned to do yesterday. On top of revision and finishing off flashcards, I've got a few past papers to do today, so I will update as I go along.

    Geography - Finished tourism flashcards Also did a unit 2 past paper (natural hazards and tourism)

    Biology - Finished making notes on particular areas on B4 B5 and B6. Then did the June 2014 paper (52/60, A*)

    Chemistry - Started revision, then got really tired and demotivated, so decided to push it to tomorrow, which means I'll be spending a little longer revising tomorrow.
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    For anyone who might be interested, I plan my daily revision using word, and keep track of my past papers with excel. I'm attaching both files, feel free to have a look
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  1. File Type: docx Revision Timetable 1.docx (17.5 KB, 76 views)
  2. File Type: xlsx GCSE Past Paper Tracker.xlsx (17.2 KB, 44 views)
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    (Original post by kennethdcharles)
    For anyone who might be interested, I plan my daily revision using word, and keep track of my past papers with excel. I'm attaching both files, feel free to have a look
    Nice, quite similar to what I have for both. I'm sure you can also testify that making past paper trackers and pre-planned revision timetables saves A LOT of time in the long run, even if they take a while to plan and make.
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    (Original post by richpanda)
    Nice, quite similar to what I have for both. I'm sure you can also testify that making past paper trackers and pre-planned revision timetables saves A LOT of time in the long run, even if they take a while to plan and make.
    Yeah, in fact, I believe I initially stole the idea from you after seeing it on your blog . And yep, did take me a while to set up (luckily I decided to start it time ago) but has definitely been worth it. It's helped me to track progress, notice my weak areas, and to plan my revision ahead. Definitely saves time, and I would recommend it to anyone.
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    Update 03/06/16

    Woke up really early today, despite going to bed really late.. failed to take advantage of this, and procrastinated a lot before starting work just before 10; I don't even know what I was doing all that time:o:E. Managed to d 5 hours of work so far, and I plan to get some R.S. and chemistry done; but that is extremely optimistic - the lack of sleep last night is really starting to kick in
    Geography - Two past papers, one on tourism, one on natural hazards, one hour each.

    Biology - June 2015 B4 B5 B6 paper - 1 hour (yet to mark, as I can't seem to find the mark scheme )

    Additional maths - 2005 paper (90/100, A) - 2 hours

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    (Original post by kennethdcharles)
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    Hi I would also love to become a physicist!

    Best of luck mate.
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    (Original post by Kryptonian)
    Hi I would also love to become a physicist!

    Best of luck mate.
    Hey, that's cool! Good luck to you to!
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    (Original post by kennethdcharles)
    My aim is to get great grades, and move one to do A levels in subjects I actually enjoy: Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry (yes, my life extremely tough)
    jhezz those a level combination is gunna be hard
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    You don't really need AS Chemistry. No point in making your life hard...
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    (Original post by theBranicAc)
    jhezz those a level combination is gunna be hard
    (Original post by life.of.pablo)
    You don't really need AS Chemistry. No point in making your life hard...
    Yeahh I know I may do Economics or Computer scinece instead of chemistry, depending on which course is more appealing when I come to actually paying attention. I want to do four though. Firstly I believe I will enjoy the fourth, so it wont be a hassle. Also, it gives me a greater variety of subjects, so even though offers are based on 3, the fourth will help me more at university, for example chem would help with condensed matter physics, computer science could help with programming etc. I also heard that universities do prefer 4 A levels (if you can get the grades) to 3. Also, the school I am going to wont let me do 3 😂
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    I have the same dream as you! Physics at Oxford is just... ahhh... goals :P
    Picked my A Levels a wee while ago - Physics, Maths, Furher Maths and Computing


    Good luck on your GCSEs!
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    (Original post by kennethdcharles)
    Sorry I didn't make it clear, an A is the highest grade possible in additional maths as it's not a GCSE, it's a FSMQ. But thanks for the advice; maths is gonna be a lot more important to me in terms of being a physicist compared to french and geography!
    You can get an A* with my exam board (NICCEA)
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    (Original post by Tsunaomi)
    You can get an A* with my exam board (NICCEA)
    That's lucky it would be nicer to get an A*
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    (Original post by Tsunaomi)
    I have the same dream as you! Physics at Oxford is just... ahhh... goals :P
    Picked my A Levels a wee while ago - Physics, Maths, Furher Maths and Computing


    Good luck on your GCSEs!
    It would really be excellent to fulfill it! Your options are pretty much the same as mine (still deciding about economics, computer science and chemistry as the fourth) Good luck getting there!
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    (Original post by kennethdcharles)
    It would really be excellent to fulfill it! Your options are pretty much the same as mine (still deciding about economics, computer science and chemistry as the fourth) Good luck getting there!
    I asked about if they would let people take Computing as an A level and they said that some of the really clever people did and then dropped it because the course work was taking up to much time.
 
 
 
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