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    I am in Year 12 and am sitting my AS levels in History, Maths, Bio, Chem and AS FM and Critical thinking this May/ June. I am aiming for high As; ideally 95% UMS and above. I hardly ever get stressed so when it does happen, I don't know how to cope and panic; I am worried about messing up my exams as a result of this. I will run through each subject in a little detail:

    Maths- have got 90%+ in every hw I have done and in the last test I did a couple of months ago and am pretty solid in C1 although a few areas need refreshing; C2 has been a bit rushed and some areas are not very well understood or have been forgotten.

    Chemistry- I messed up on my mock as I didn't revise and got a B; however throughout the year I have been getting very high As in topic tests and homework despite not always revising. I understand most of the topics well although some areas I have forgotten about.

    Biology- got an A (just) in my mock as, again, I didn't revise; have been getting high As in all my topic test throughout the year though and I feel I understand all the topics

    History- Have been getting As in all my essays; the last three essays I did- not in exam conditions- I got full marks, one mark off full marks and in the last essay, in the top band, Level 5, for an essay out of 30 marks, I think exam technique is ok but obviously I have very little memory of the facts and exam timing could be better.
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    I would suggest doing bits over time from now, maybe work through all of your textbooks if you have the time.
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    I would suggest doing bits over time from now, maybe work through all of your textbooks if you have the time.
    Okay; when would you recommend starting proper heads-down revision? Especially since I want to get well into the 90s for UMS.
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    Okay; when would you recommend starting proper heads-down revision? Especially since I want to get well into the 90s for UMS.
    Start now. Easter is likely too late, especially for over 95% UMS
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    Okay; when would you recommend starting proper heads-down revision? Especially since I want to get well into the 90s for UMS.
    Around now is a good time.
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    I started in october last year doing revision on weekends and after school; it's all different for people though!
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    Any other input from people who've already sat their AS exams?
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    Start now. Easter is likely too late, especially for over 95% UMS
    Could you recommend any especial techniques or things I should be doing for each subject?
    I know what I should do for maths but I am unsure on how I should start on Chem and History- I have the chemistry notes mostly written up and organised; history I have no notes other than those from class.
 
 
 
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