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    How did you / do you revise for these? I just don't really know how to go about it all. I'm having trouble retaining the information. How do you make sure you remember everything? Do you use mind-maps, revision cards?
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    How did you / do you revise for these? I just don't really know how to go about it all. I'm having trouble retaining the information. How do you make sure you remember everything? Do you use mind-maps, revision cards?
    I am doing A2 Psychology and I understand that it can be hard to retain information. Instead of writing essays, notes etc. in the same colour ink, use different colour pens to write each section e.g AO1, AO2, AO3 and IDA. A friend of mine recommended me to write my notes and essay plans in different colours and IT WORKS!!! I can remember information more easily when they are in colour. This is how I have colour coded my essay plans:

    AO1 - Black
    AO2 Supporting study - Light blue
    AO2 Challenging study - Red
    AO3 - Purple
    IDA - Green

    Another technique I use is I record myself reading my essays and create short audio clips on my phone for each of my essays. Then I usually listen to these whilst I am on the way to school or when I am sleeping. Good luck!
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    (Original post by DeadEnd_96)
    I am doing A2 Psychology and I understand that it can be hard to retain information. Instead of writing essays, notes etc. in the same colour ink, use different colour pens to write each section e.g AO1, AO2, AO3 and IDA. A friend of mine recommended me to write my notes and essay plans in different colours and IT WORKS!!! I can remember information more easily when they are in colour. This is how I have colour coded my essay plans:

    AO1 - Black
    AO2 Supporting study - Light blue
    AO2 Challenging study - Red
    AO3 - Purple
    IDA - Green

    Another technique I use is I record myself reading my essays and create short audio clips on my phone for each of my essays. Then I usually listen to these whilst I am on the way to school or when I am sleeping. Good luck!
    Thank you so much! Writing the essays in different colours is a great idea! I'm doing both AS & A2 this year so it's proving even more difficult (along side English A2 & History A2). These are great tips thank you very much!

    Good luck with your exams, you seem on top of it all so you'll do well
 
 
 

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