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    With As and A level exams looming in the next few months, it's hard not to get wrapped up in the stress of it all. Recently I've noticed more and more people dedicating every waking moment to revision. I myself am an average student, achieving my target grades and do around 2 hours plus of revision a day focusing a little on each topic. I'm a big believer in balancing work and my own time often taking regular tea breaks and playing sport. As someone who didn't achieve as well as they could've in their GCSE's I'm concerned that I'm doing something wrong, should I be like my peers and become a revision zombie? I really don't want to mess up my AS exams, as some of them count to A2! So If any of you A2 people have any advice on what they learnt when doing AS that would be great! As well as some time management skills!
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    Not enough, I'm trying to do like 2 double page spreads a day for either Bio and Chem, then occasional maths past papers but I need to do a lot more.
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    (Original post by Dinasaurus)
    Not enough, I'm trying to do like 2 double page spreads a day for either Bio and Chem, then occasional maths past papers but I need to do a lot more.
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    Definitely not enough, i probably revise every other day and during free periods at school, I genuinely have no motivation to revise but exams are sooo soon, so maybe i should ;'(
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    68 days until my first exam!!!!!!
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    I don't, and haven't, started revising at all.

    During easter break I'll do 6 hours a day, but I will take full days off. Once back at college after that maybe 2 hours every evening. On study leave days I aim for 6 hours. But I have done nothing yet.

    So all my revision is last minute - but that works best for me.

    Whatever works well, do that.
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    I did about 5 hours today. Probably do about the same tomorrow. I'll take Wednesday off entirely. Then I work 3 days of 8 hour shifts, an hour or two revision before work each day. Rinse and repeat each week. Probably cut work down to 2/1/0 days the closer I get to exams and basically treat revision as my full time job - 5/6 days a week, start at 9, finish at 5 with a one hour lunch break and occasional cups of tea with 5 mins chat, chill in the evening.

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    I feel like I'd get way more done if I hadn't picked History for AS since all my time goes to making notes on that now -_- and it's worse since it's not even revising...I do around 2-3 hours a day.
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    Not as much as I should do. I am permanently having an existential crisis and i just cant find the motivation. I tell myself every year though that march is when i start
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    About 3-5 hours a week, not great considering there are 168 hours in a week (if my mental maths is right, which it usually isn't). I need AAA in 3 sciences, I'm screwed. :eek4:
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    I did around 2 hours today and i'm planning on doing a lot more than that in the Easter holidays. You don't have to become a revision zombie like you said but just don't slack, maybe spread out your revision throughout your day by doing 30-45 mins and taking a break and then doing some more, that way you be more focused when revising, if you do 2 hours straight then it will feel like time is dragging. Also when you do revise a tip would be to do some past papers to get some practice.

    Good luck everyone x
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    It's all bit mixed up at the moment, with the stress of coursework and everything I'm getting back to measuring my hours very soon, right after all my drafts have been sent again.
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    Not much tbh... I cant get over the fact its march. Like honestly i feel like im still in January. In need of a reality check honestly.
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    (Original post by habzi)
    Not much tbh... I cant get over the fact its march. Like honestly i feel like im still in January. In need of a reality check honestly.
    Think of it like this, you're exams are not going to go away, they're still going to be there and you will still have to do them whether you have revised or not, put some effort in for like 2 months which will benefit you for a lot longer than that. Ignoring them will not make them disappear, instead you will become more stressed and have more work to do in a smaller amount of time.

    Good Luck!
 
 
 
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