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    2 months away from A Level exams and of course I want to achieve good grades but at this moment I procrastinate a lot, I'm constantly delaying self studies and when that time comes, I just keep on delaying till I never get around doing it.
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    What do you spend most your time on? Clearly not TSR as you're new. If it's phone shut it down, laptop turn it off, and yeah basically just bring out the basic book and pen which would put you into the head set for 'revision time'
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    I know this is the worst thing ever but...turn off your electrical devices or if you need the Internet for revising then you can block sites you don't need! You should also make a study plan starting with the topics you find most difficult..Also make sure your study breaks don't last the whole two months!
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    1- Turn off stimuli (TV, Phones, Laptop).
    2- Coffee/Energy Drinks/ Caffeine tablets (they all work for me).
    3- Go to the library.
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    (Original post by ManLike007)
    2 months away from A Level exams and of course I want to achieve good grades but at this moment I procrastinate a lot, I'm constantly delaying self studies and when that time comes, I just keep on delaying till I never get around doing it.
    Hello,

    Before you try to take any sort of action, identify why you've been procrastinating. Like reasons for success, causes of procrastination come down to a lot of factors. Is it due to the difficulty of the work? The lack of support? Lack of confidence? The lack of time?

    Once you've figured out why you've been procrastinating, it'll be much easier for you to take action and find a solution.

    - Finding the work difficult? Try and figure it out yourself first by visiting various websites, the library etc. If that doesn't work, go and see your teacher for clarification or even spend an hour or two after school each week just going over topics you're weak on.

    - Lack of support? Talk to your friends, family members etc. about your situation. Try and get them to see your circumstances from your point of view and ask for their support. A little encouragement and support goes a *long* way!

    - Lack of confidence? I wrote a thread with regards to this and it's called "good luck Year 11" if you wanted to have a lookie

    I can recommend a website called LifeHack.org which provides wonderfully insightful and useful advice with regards to mindsets, school, confidence etc if you wished to check it out:
    http://www.lifehack.org/

    Hope these tips helped!
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    (Original post by ManLike007)
    2 months away from A Level exams and of course I want to achieve good grades but at this moment I procrastinate a lot, I'm constantly delaying self studies and when that time comes, I just keep on delaying till I never get around doing it.
    I would suggest doing 1 hour study sessions and then have a 20 minute break each time. I wouldn't suggest doing something like watching a TV episode as you'll be tempted to watch another etc. and use a timer to time those 20 minutes so you can go straight back to revision
    Or you can ask your parents for financial motivation so you'll work harder so some money (that's what I did XD)
    REMEMBER IT'S HOW MUCH LONG YOU WORK IT'S WHAT YOU WORK ON
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    Make yourself want to study. Have all your relevant books laid out, as well as stationary, on your desk in a neat layout. Make it your own study area. Listen to some music to keep you calm if you have to and what I like to do is have a cup of coffee next to me to make myself calm and relax. This makes my study world complete and it makes me want study.

    Hope this helps.
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    (Original post by Carrot_Cake_13)
    What do you spend most your time on? Clearly not TSR as you're new. If it's phone shut it down, laptop turn it off, and yeah basically just bring out the basic book and pen which would put you into the head set for 'revision time'
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    Get a study partner to meet up with and revise together. That will force you to do it, as by not doing it you'll be letting them down.

    Just make sure you're accountable to someone with your revision work. Deadlines are meaningless unless there's something to actually enforce them and make you do work.
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    For me, sometimes turning off all my electronics just doesn't do it. Idk, I get a sense of accomplishment when I know I've completed 4 hours of solid revision with my phone directly opposite me, switched on and untouched. Trust me, it's a beautiful feeling.

    Also, try looking at pictures of revision material online or go out and buy some stationary, that's what I do for motivation lol
 
 
 
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