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Everyone who is doing Advanced Subsidiary level knows that the exams are almost a month away, I am doing Biology, Chemistry and Physics (as well as maths, but that's okay..) I am doing Unit 1, 2 and 3 for all of them and I am not sure how to revise. For the unit 1exams I looked at videos, at the books I have and did a little bit of past papers. One of my friends said I should focus on past papers especially for chemistry because the questions all have the same concept and most of them are repeated.
I am not sure what to do or where to start from. I just want to get the exams over with. I am aiming for C's and above. I already started revising physics from a revision guide my friend told me about, and when I'm done with it I will start doing all the past paper questions I can, but that's only for physics.
Where can I find good revision websites for other subjects?
Any other suggestions or what can I do, and how to not stress out will be great.

(p.s. I am doing Edexcel)
thank you in advance!
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are you sitting the new spec ?
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I use this website called physics and maths tutor (but they do every subject - well almost every subject). They have all the notes and analysed examboard specifications.

From now until Thursday I'm doing a subject each day, e.g. Red,Amber,Green for each part of the specification and then I'll prioritise the bits i struggle with.

Then next monday I'll be doing past papers for the rest of the week.
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are you sitting the new spec ?
I am not interly sure, we use the teacher's teaching scheme as our specification.
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I am not interly sure, we use the teacher's teaching scheme as our specification.
i am 99.99% sure u will be doing the new spec...i'm with ocr and I am doing the same except i don't do physics
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I use this website called physics and maths tutor (but they do every subject - well almost every subject). They have all the notes and analysed examboard specifications.

From now until Thursday I'm doing a subject each day, e.g. Red,Amber,Green for each part of the specification and then I'll prioritise the bits i struggle with.

Then next monday I'll be doing past papers for the rest of the week.
Yeah I use that website for Past papers.. But does that work for you? Should I do a different subject everyday ? then by the end of the week I'll go over the hard bits? but won't that take a long time if I'm doing every topic in every unit for every subject?
Oh and how many hours will you / should I be spending everyday?

What subjects are you doing, and would you by any chance be interested in studying together?
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i am 99.99% sure u will be doing the new spec...i'm with ocr and I am doing the same except i don't do physics
oh alright, how are you getting on with it? and how are you revising ..? Good luck by the way , not sure when your exams are
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oh alright, how are you getting on with it? and how are you revising ..? Good luck by the way , not sure when your exams are
thanks u too...my first exam is arabic and I have it on the 25th of may and biology is right after that and I will be done with exams by the 10th of june hopefully...I try many techniques like flash cards, mindmaps, summary notes but the info won't get into my head...but now i watch videos take notes and then practice exam questions on the topic you have just revised...for chemistry ...try as many past papers and watch their walk throughs on youtube..it will help...same for physics!!
hope that helped! and Good luck ^^
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thanks u too...my first exam is arabic and I have it on the 25th of may and biology is right after that and I will be done with exams by the 10th of june hopefully...I try many techniques like flash cards, mindmaps, summary notes but the info won't get into my head...but now i watch videos take notes and then practice exam questions on the topic you have just revised...for chemistry ...try as many past papers and watch their walk throughs on youtube..it will help...same for physics!!
hope that helped! and Good luck ^^
Thank you very much ! Will do, and yeah I think I finish 9th June or so..

Good luckkkk! Arabic is slightly hard , I know the feels
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Thank you very much ! Will do, and yeah I think I finish 9th June or so..

Good luckkkk! Arabic is slightly hard , I know the feels
its alright lol...u arab ?
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Everyone who is doing Advanced Subsidiary level knows that the exams are almost a month away, I am doing Biology, Chemistry and Physics (as well as maths, but that's okay..) I am doing Unit 1, 2 and 3 for all of them and I am not sure how to revise. For the unit 1exams I looked at videos, at the books I have and did a little bit of past papers. One of my friends said I should focus on past papers especially for chemistry because the questions all have the same concept and most of them are repeated.
I am not sure what to do or where to start from. I just want to get the exams over with. I am aiming for C's and above. I already started revising physics from a revision guide my friend told me about, and when I'm done with it I will start doing all the past paper questions I can, but that's only for physics.
Where can I find good revision websites for other subjects?
Any other suggestions or what can I do, and how to not stress out will be great.

(p.s. I am doing Edexcel)
thank you in advance!
Get the revision guides and make sure you cover the content thoroughly. For chemistry watch Erintoul on youtube! Use the examsolutions website for maths. Make sure you print out a ton of past papers go through them and mark them after! Make some flash cards with recurring questions and key points from the mark scheme. Don't you have more than a month? Don't AS exams start in may?
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Get the revision guides and make sure you cover the content thoroughly. For chemistry watch Erintoul on youtube! Use the examsolutions website for maths. Make sure you print out a ton of past papers go through them and mark them after! Make some flash cards with recurring questions and key points from the mark scheme. Don't you have more than a month? Don't AS exams start in may?
Yes I do, but I'm probably gonna waste at least a week stressing out or procrastinating, but thank you! will check the Erintoul on youtube out. Yes definitely for past paper, writing the recurring questions is a very smart idea. Thank you.
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It's been working for my mock exams, so I'm just carrying on my routine.
It does take a long time if you are uncertain on a large amount of the specification, but most of mine is on Amber or green, so I'll be spending less time on it, because I know it already.

I plan to spend about 3 hours each unit, so 6 hours a day.

And for the last question yes, but the only subject I do that you do is maths.
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It's been working for my mock exams, so I'm just carrying on my routine.
It does take a long time if you are uncertain on a large amount of the specification, but most of mine is on Amber or green, so I'll be spending less time on it, because I know it already.

I plan to spend about 3 hours each unit, so 6 hours a day.

And for the last question yes, but the only subject I do that you do is maths.
Wait! you can finish a unit in 3 hours!?!
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Yeah, i just break down the specification, see what needs the most work and allocate those topics the most time out of my 3 hours and read over of annotate theother parts of the unit I'm quite confident with.
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Everyone who is doing Advanced Subsidiary level knows that the exams are almost a month away, I am doing Biology, Chemistry and Physics (as well as maths, but that's okay..) I am doing Unit 1, 2 and 3 for all of them and I am not sure how to revise. For the unit 1exams I looked at videos, at the books I have and did a little bit of past papers. One of my friends said I should focus on past papers especially for chemistry because the questions all have the same concept and most of them are repeated.
I am not sure what to do or where to start from. I just want to get the exams over with. I am aiming for C's and above. I already started revising physics from a revision guide my friend told me about, and when I'm done with it I will start doing all the past paper questions I can, but that's only for physics.
Where can I find good revision websites for other subjects?
Any other suggestions or what can I do, and how to not stress out will be great.

(p.s. I am doing Edexcel)
thank you in advance!
I recommend following (watching) these subject threads for the subjects you study. The links they posted up I found to be useful, so far.

Edexcel

AS Official Edexcel 1 Psychology Unit 1: Social and Cognitive Psychology
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967467

AS Edexcel Official Business Unit 1: Marketing and people - 19th of MAy
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967477

Official Edexcel Biology A Paper 1:Lifestyle,Transport,Genes and Health - 26th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967541

Edexcel Official Chemistry Paper1:Core Inorganic and Physical Chemistry - 27th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967675

Official Edexcel Biology B Paper 1:Core Cellular Biology and Microbiology-26th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967687

Edexcel Official Biology A Paper 2evelopment,Plants and the Environment-7th of June
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967717

Edexcel Official Biology B Paper 2: Core Physiology and Ecology- 7th of June
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967781

Edexcel Official Economics B Unit 2: The wider economic environment - 23rd of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967519

Official Edexcel Economics A Unit 2:The UK Economy- Performance and Policies - 23 May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967507

AS Official Edexcel Economics B Unit 1: Markets, consumers and firms - 16th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967449

AS Level New Spec Official Edexcel Physics Paper 1: Core Physics I - 24th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967827

New Spec AS Level Edexcel Official Physics Paper 2: Core Physics II - 9th of June
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967951

Edexcel Official Psychology Unit2:Biological Psychology and learning theories 23 May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968007

New Spec Edexcel Official Business Unit 2: Managing business activities - 24th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968063

New Spec Edexcel Official History Paper 2: Depth Study - 25th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968113

New Spec Edexcel Official History Paper 1:Breadth study with interpretations-18th May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968105

Edexcel Official Chemistry Paper1:Core Inorganic and Physical Chemistry - 27th of May
Edexcel Official Chemistry Paper1:Core Inorganic and Physical Chemistry - 27th of May

AS Official Economics A Unit 1: Introduction to markets and market failure - 16th May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967409

OCR

OCR AS Level Economics (New): Microeconomic - 16th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968497

New Spec AS Level OCR Economics:Macroeconomics - 23rd of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968499

Official OCR AS Level New Spec Psychology: Research Methods - 16th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968541

Official OCR New Spec Psychology:Psychological themes through Core Studies - 16 May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968547

Official OCR Sociology New AS Level: Socialisation,culture and identity - 17th of May
Official OCR Sociology New AS Level: Socialisation,culture and identity - 17th of May

Official OCR Sociology:Researching and understanding social inequalities - 24th May
Official OCR Sociology:Researching and understanding social inequalities - 24th May

Official OCR New Spec AS Level Business: The local business environment - 19th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968671

Official OCR New Spec Business: The wider business environment - 24th of May
Official OCR New Spec Business: The wider business environment - 24th of May

Official OCR New Spec AS Level Physics: Breadth in Physics - 24th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968695

Official OCR New Spec AS Level Physics: Depth in physics - 9th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968713

Official OCR New Spec History A: British period study and enquiry - 17th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968737

Official OCR New Spec History A: Non- British period study - 25th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968739

AQA

New Spec AQA AS Level Economics Paper 1 - 16th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968511

Official New SpecAQA AS Level Economics Paper 2 - 23rd of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968527

Official AQA AS Level New Spec Psychology: Paper 1 - 16th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968545

Official AQA AS Level New Spec Psychology: Paper 2 - 23rd of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968549

Official AQA SociologyPaper 1 New AS Level - 17th of May
Official AQA SociologyPaper 1 New AS Level - 17th of May

Official AQA AS Level New Spec Sociologyy: Paper 2 - 24th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968655

Official AQA AS Level New Spec Business: Paper 1 - 19th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968687

Official AQA AS Level New Spec Business: Paper 2 - 24th of Mayhttp://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968689

Official AQA New Spec AS Level Physics Paper 1 - 24th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968699

Official AQA New Spec AS Level Physics Paper 2 - 9th of june
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968709
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I recommend following (watching) these subject threads for the subjects you study. The links they posted up I found to be useful, so far.

Edexcel

AS Official Edexcel 1 Psychology Unit 1: Social and Cognitive Psychology
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967467

AS Edexcel Official Business Unit 1: Marketing and people - 19th of MAy
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967477

Official Edexcel Biology A Paper 1:Lifestyle,Transport,Genes and Health - 26th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967541

Edexcel Official Chemistry Paper1:Core Inorganic and Physical Chemistry - 27th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967675

Official Edexcel Biology B Paper 1:Core Cellular Biology and Microbiology-26th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967687

Edexcel Official Biology A Paper 2evelopment,Plants and the Environment-7th of June
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967717

Edexcel Official Biology B Paper 2: Core Physiology and Ecology- 7th of June
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967781

Edexcel Official Economics B Unit 2: The wider economic environment - 23rd of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967519

Official Edexcel Economics A Unit 2:The UK Economy- Performance and Policies - 23 May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967507

AS Official Edexcel Economics B Unit 1: Markets, consumers and firms - 16th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967449

AS Level New Spec Official Edexcel Physics Paper 1: Core Physics I - 24th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967827

New Spec AS Level Edexcel Official Physics Paper 2: Core Physics II - 9th of June
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967951

Edexcel Official Psychology Unit2:Biological Psychology and learning theories 23 May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968007

New Spec Edexcel Official Business Unit 2: Managing business activities - 24th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968063

New Spec Edexcel Official History Paper 2: Depth Study - 25th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968113

New Spec Edexcel Official History Paper 1:Breadth study with interpretations-18th May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968105

Edexcel Official Chemistry Paper1:Core Inorganic and Physical Chemistry - 27th of May
Edexcel Official Chemistry Paper1:Core Inorganic and Physical Chemistry - 27th of May

AS Official Economics A Unit 1: Introduction to markets and market failure - 16th May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3967409

OCR

OCR AS Level Economics (New): Microeconomic - 16th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968497

New Spec AS Level OCR Economics:Macroeconomics - 23rd of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968499

Official OCR AS Level New Spec Psychology: Research Methods - 16th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968541

Official OCR New Spec Psychology:Psychological themes through Core Studies - 16 May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968547

Official OCR Sociology New AS Level: Socialisation,culture and identity - 17th of May
Official OCR Sociology New AS Level: Socialisation,culture and identity - 17th of May

Official OCR Sociology:Researching and understanding social inequalities - 24th May
Official OCR Sociology:Researching and understanding social inequalities - 24th May

Official OCR New Spec AS Level Business: The local business environment - 19th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968671

Official OCR New Spec Business: The wider business environment - 24th of May
Official OCR New Spec Business: The wider business environment - 24th of May

Official OCR New Spec AS Level Physics: Breadth in Physics - 24th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968695

Official OCR New Spec AS Level Physics: Depth in physics - 9th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968713

Official OCR New Spec History A: British period study and enquiry - 17th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968737

Official OCR New Spec History A: Non- British period study - 25th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968739

AQA

New Spec AQA AS Level Economics Paper 1 - 16th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968511

Official New SpecAQA AS Level Economics Paper 2 - 23rd of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968527

Official AQA AS Level New Spec Psychology: Paper 1 - 16th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968545

Official AQA AS Level New Spec Psychology: Paper 2 - 23rd of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968549

Official AQA SociologyPaper 1 New AS Level - 17th of May
Official AQA SociologyPaper 1 New AS Level - 17th of May

Official AQA AS Level New Spec Sociologyy: Paper 2 - 24th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968655

Official AQA AS Level New Spec Business: Paper 1 - 19th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968687

Official AQA AS Level New Spec Business: Paper 2 - 24th of Mayhttp://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968689

Official AQA New Spec AS Level Physics Paper 1 - 24th of May
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968699

Official AQA New Spec AS Level Physics Paper 2 - 9th of june
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3968709

Thank you, will try to have a look at them
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Get the revision guides and make sure you cover the content thoroughly. For chemistry watch Erintoul on youtube! Use the examsolutions website for maths. Make sure you print out a ton of past papers go through them and mark them after! Make some flash cards with recurring questions and key points from the mark scheme. Don't you have more than a month? Don't AS exams start in may?
On youtube, Erintoul only covers AQA.. Thank you though :suith:
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