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    I currently do Biology, Chemistry and Psychology for AS. In biology and psychology, I'm doing fine but chemistry is another story. My teacher is like a bully, she embarrasses you if you get a question wrong or if you look at her a wrong way so I've never been interested or even paid attention in her class because I know she'd still get really annoyed - I've done the bare minimum up until now (Feb). But now I've realised I need to focus and work hard in order to stay on the course for A2, is it still possible to atleast get a D or C at the end of AS? I'm currently working at an E grade and have been since the start of the year. If so, can I get any study and revision tips or materials? Thank you in advance and please no sarcastic comments, I'm literally on the verge of a breakdown
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    (Original post by geri.xo)
    I currently do Biology, Chemistry and Psychology for AS. In biology and psychology, I'm doing fine but chemistry is another story. My teacher is like a bully, she embarrasses you if you get a question wrong or if you look at her a wrong way so I've never been interested or even paid attention in her class because I know she'd still get really annoyed - I've done the bare minimum up until now (Feb). But now I've realised I need to focus and work hard in order to stay on the course for A2, is it still possible to atleast get a D or C at the end of AS? I'm currently working at an E grade and have been since the start of the year. If so, can I get any study and revision tips or materials? Thank you in advance and please no sarcastic comments, I'm literally on the verge of a breakdown
    Hello, I'm in A2 year and actually taking the same subjects as you! Only difference with me is that, in AS I focused more on Maths and consequently ended up getting an E in Chemistry from lack of revision, with the added fact my original chemistry teacher was on maternity leave - so we got the ass end of the deal with someone with little knowledge as an AS chem teacher and was quite literally, an ass. So very similar position to you last year!
    Yes you can absolutely do it - it's not too late yet. I've been using these revision resources http://chemrevise.org/revision-guides/, Alevelchem - and also this guy saved me from getting a U last year! so please check out his videos if you haven't done so already. They're easy to understand and condense a topic down very quickly, you can also ask him questions on his videos and I basically substituted him as one of my chemistry teachers instead of the bad one I had! Good luck - I'm on track for getting a C this year, but aiming for a B. Hope this was helpful
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    Ignore your teacher. Luckily for you, there are alot of resources online that you can basically teach yourself.
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    (Original post by Asmithy)
    Hello, I'm in A2 year and actually taking the same subjects as you! Only difference with me is that, in AS I focused more on Maths and consequently ended up getting an E in Chemistry from lack of revision, with the added fact my original chemistry teacher was on maternity leave - so we got the ass end of the deal with someone with little knowledge as an AS chem teacher and was quite literally, an ass. So very similar position to you last year!
    Yes you can absolutely do it - it's not too late yet. I've been using these revision resources http://chemrevise.org/revision-guides/, Alevelchem - and also this guy saved me from getting a U last year! so please check out his videos if you haven't done so already. They're easy to understand and condense a topic down very quickly, you can also ask him questions on his videos and I basically substituted him as one of my chemistry teachers instead of the bad one I had! Good luck - I'm on track for getting a C this year, but aiming for a B. Hope this was helpful
    Aww, good luck. Hope you get that B 😉
    I was told to drop maths because I wouldn't need it for what I want to do in uni anyways and it was way too much work.
    I'll look into those links you gave me, thank you soooo much.
    At least I know I'm not completely screwed.
 
 
 
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