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    Bio is hard I get Ds! im willing to push it up to an A
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    Bio is hard I get Ds! im willing to push it up to an A
    How should I do this?
    Try doing past papers and then make sure you see the markschemes... Even if you get marks (or if you don't), write down any additional points in the MS that you missed in a different colour pen/on the side. If you feel like you can't answer the questions at all, use the markschemes whilst writing answers! trust me, things will stick. Later on in the day, read through the paper you did and highlight things you think you might forget/ any key sequences (e.g steps in mitosis). Do not chuck the papers away until your exams are over! You need to read through the highlighted points before your exam!! It's all about playing the examiner's game with Bio. Sometimes you'll put something down that makes perfect sense, but its not whats on the markscheme, therefore, you will not get the mark/s :mad:. Sadly we can't argue with the examiners:unimpressed:. But yeah, past papers are key . And make sure you read through your spec sheet (teachers usually hand em out at the beginning of the year) and TICK OFF every single point so you are sure you've covered everything that can possibly come up in the exam. Not that I did last year but I know it helps Good luck! If you have any specific questions, do ask and I'll help if i can
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    I'm with you on this one!! There is so much content for AS- level Biology!! I'm actually dreading A2 next year because of it! I've made so many notes for this subject but am still having trouble remembering everything!!! I think next month I'm just going to do as many past papers as possible.

    What exam board are you studying AS Biology with?

    Anyone else doing Edexcel Biology A (Salters Nuffield)???
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    Get the CGP revision guide if you can! Very effective and doesn't ramble. Revise from it and then do past papers etc ))))
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    Try doing past papers and then make sure you see the markschemes... Even if you get marks (or if you don't), write down any additional points in the MS that you missed in a different colour pen/on the side. If you feel like you can't answer the questions at all, use the markschemes whilst writing answers! trust me, things will stick. Later on in the day, read through the paper you did and highlight things you think you might forget/ any key sequences (e.g steps in mitosis). Do not chuck the papers away until your exams are over! You need to read through the highlighted points before your exam!! It's all about playing the examiner's game with Bio. Sometimes you'll put something down that makes perfect sense, but its not whats on the markscheme, therefore, you will not get the mark/s :mad:. Sadly we can't argue with the examiners:unimpressed:. But yeah, past papers are key . And make sure you read through your spec sheet (teachers usually hand em out at the beginning of the year) and TICK OFF every single point so you are sure you've covered everything that can possibly come up in the exam. Not that I did last year but I know it helps Good luck! If you have any specific questions, do ask and I'll help if i can
    Thankyou for your advise I really appreciate it and will try to do these things!

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    (Original post by LukeReynoldson)
    Get the CGP revision guide if you can! Very effective and doesn't ramble. Revise from it and then do past papers etc ))))
    I had borrowed it from the liabry and was using it for a few weeks! I THINK I'll just have to order one now thankyou so much for the advise

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